Virtual meeting on Neighborhoods 2020 draft program guidelines
April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on April 2, 2020 at 6:00pm
There will be a virtual informational meeting about the Neighborhoods 2020 draft guidelines, Thursday, April 2, 6-8 pm. The virtual meeting replaces the previously planned in-person meeting, which has been cancelled.
Neighborhoods 2020 is a plan for continuing to fund neighborhood organizations in Minneapolis when the existing funding source ends and a process to identify expectations for the work they do. The public comment period on the guidelines runs through April 17.
The guidelines follow the vision to preserve Minneapolis’ neighborhood organizations and create equitable communities in which all people are valued, communities are engaged, and leadership mirrors the diversity of the city. Comment by attending a meeting or by email, phone, text or mail.
Ways to comment:
Call: 612-673-3737. Text or leave a voicemail: 612-404-2978 (Español), 612-367-6548 (Hmoob), 612-404-2978 (Soomaaliga), 612-518-8743 (English).
Mail: Neighborhood and Community Relations, 105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 425, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401.
On May 4, the final guidelines and public comments are expected to be presented to the City Council’s Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee. The City Council is expected to vote on the guidelines on May 15.
These draft program guidelines are the outcome of a City Council direction that staff work with a consultant(s) to continue conversations with neighborhoods and the community on program guidelines and metrics for the Neighborhoods 2020 framework while continuing to ensure that racial equity remains at the core of the work. Info: minneapolismn.gov/ncr/2020.