The Citizens League is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people to engage in civic life and public policy to make Minnesota a better place to live and work for everyone.
How can we have conversations within our communities, even as we hold different viewpoints? Watch the discussion now with Minister JaNaé Bates and University of Minnesota Associate Dean of the Social Sciences Howard Lavine.
If you work in or around the Capitol, do policy or advocacy work, or a program supporter who wants to learn more, please join us on May 20th from 4pm – 5pm!
Register today for our April 26 EDTalks with four amazing young leaders: Walter Cortina, Kyra Hughes-Bester, Jamya Cusic and Octivious Doe.
Learn more about Capitol Pathways intern Alejandro Cáceres-Aranda, a junior at Minnesota State University, Mankato studying Political Science and Spanish.
The Citizens League, with Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Minnesota Design Center and University of Minnesota Institute of Community Integration, collaborated on the pressing issue of individuals who find themselves ‘sandwiched’ between caring for both elders and young children also known as Sandwich Caregiving.
Watch the latest Interconnected conversation on exploring shared challenges and opportunities in both rural and urban areas.
The Citizens League has been selected by the City of Saint Paul to lead a Community-First Public Safety Commission. The commission will help shape Saint Paul’s continued work to take a holistic and sustainable approach to building safer outcomes in its neighborhoods.
With the long-term goal of making our government truly representative of our communities, the program opens access to the Minnesota Capitol to the next generation of leaders of color. Through this program, interns build relationships with established Capitol leaders, gain exposure to various kinds of careers in policy, get real-world experience in career fields they would like to learn more about and build a strong professional resume in the process.
The Metropolitan Council has selected the Citizens League to help in a first phase of a larger project by facilitating a regional safety conversation – for customers, transit operators, business owners, employees, our neighbors near transit stops and stations, community leaders, and members of the broader regional community.
The Citizens League hosts forums for civil discussion across Minnesota. Our event series includes events that are open to the public, member-only and workplace events to help inform and engage Minnesotans on important policy and civic leadership discussions.
Capitol Pathways End of Session Celebration
Join us to celebrate the conclusion of the seventh year of Capitol Pathways with an in-person event on June 22, 2022!