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.
Watch now: Tom Weber and guest Kirsten Delegard from Mapping Prejudice dive deep into how racial covenant policies have made a lasting impact, and what can be done to shape a more inclusive future.
Watch now: A conversation focusing on healthcare access in urban & rural areas in Minnesota.
Citizens League submits recommendations from the Community-First Public Safety Commission to Mayor Carter and City Council
Diverse 48-member group convened for five months tasked with re-envisioning emergency response in Saint Paul
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.