The Latest from the League


Adapting to a new normal amidst COVID-19 challenges

Minnesotans, like the rest of the world, are working to adjust to a “new normal” amidst COVID-19. As we work to rise to this challenge together, the Citizens League is looking for ways to adapt to this new environment while continuing to serve the community. LISTENING...

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Video: Get to know Executive Director Pahoua Yang Hoffman

Video: Get to know Executive Director Pahoua Yang Hoffman

We are so proud to call Pahoua Yang Hoffman our Executive Director. Her life experience, breadth of knowledge, and genuine interest in people from all backgrounds truly makes Minnesota a better place. Thanks to TPT Almanac at the Capitol and David Gillette for conveying her amazing story!

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Census 2020

Census 2020

Engaging immigrant and ethnic communities to encourage participation and make sure all Minnesotans are counted.

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Trust In Change: Cal Clark

Trust In Change: Cal Clark

Cal Clark spent his childhood and college years in Chadron, Nebraska, then came to Minnesota to join the Citizens League where he worked from 1970-1980 to streamline the organization’s approach to addressing civil issues. Learn more in this member spotlight.

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Belonging: Kalia Xiong

Belonging: Kalia Xiong

Kalia Xiong is currently serving as the Capitol Pathways Program Manager at the Citizens League. Born the daughter of refugees from Thailand, she studied political science at Macalester College and was herself an intern in the Capitol Pathways program. Learn more in this member spotlight.

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Meet our Civic Celebration speakers!

Meet our Civic Celebration speakers!

We’re excited to welcome an amazing line-up of speakers to honor former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton and former U.S. Senator David Durenberger at our upcoming Civic Celebration on October 10th!

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