The Latest from the League
We are stunned and saddened by the death of George Floyd this week in South Minneapolis. Injustice, inequity, and unfair systems led to this tragic loss of life and we grieve for George and his family.
Kevin heard about Capitol Pathways through an alumnus of the program and saw it as a pathway to enter a career to further serve his community. Entering the University of Minnesota as an intended Biology major, Kevin has come to realize his passions about social justice and advocating for communities through programs like Urban Scholars and his other various roles on campus.
You’re invited to celebrate a successful fifth year of Capitol Pathways, the only paid internship program in Minnesota creating a policy career pathway for college students of color!
Meet Stephanie Oliva, a second year student attending the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, and is majoring in Intercultural Studies and Youth and Adult Emerging Studies
Meet #CapitolPathways intern Dieu Do, a first generation college student attending Hamline University. She is majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice.
Our search for a permanent Executive Director has begun! We have retained Ballinger | Leafblad to assist the board to find the League’s next great leader.
Meet Metadel Lee, a second year student from Hamline University interning with Hennepin Healthcare System.
During #GiveAtHomeMN, we will be introducing you to our 2020 Capitol Pathways students, and asking for your support.
A message from Interim Board Chair Patrick Born on Pahoua Yang Hoffman’s departure from the Citizens League.
While many aspects of our program for college students of color have had to be altered because of Covid-19, the program is continuing because of the resilience and innovative thinking of our students, hosts, staff, and partners.
Our approach to policy starts with listening. So please tell us: How is Covid-19 affecting you? Your input will guide our work in the coming days, weeks, and months as we face this pandemic together.
We know that this pandemic is affecting everyone, but we want to hear how it is affecting you. Take our short survey.
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...
New addition to staff brings breadth of experience and knowledge in leadership development, education, and organizational improvement.
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!
Engaging immigrant and ethnic communities to encourage participation and make sure all Minnesotans are counted.