The Latest from the League
October 21: Join us for a robust conversation on amending the state constitution to help ensure quality education for all students.
Host Tom Weber covers all the ways to vote (safely!) with Secretary of State Steve Simon.
October 5: Join two inspiring EDTalks on how to address misperceptions and reshape our systems to best support Black youth.
Join our virtual event September 25th to hear from our panel about the ways structural racism in the healthcare system impact maternal health outcomes for Black women, how social isolation and loneliness impact Black mothers, and ways to get involved in the conversation and create a more equitable healthcare system.
With great enthusiasm, the Citizens League Board of Directors has approved the following slate of board candidates for 2021!
It is with great excitement that the Citizens League has named Kate Cimino as its next executive director!
Join our virtual event September 3rd to hear from experts about the importance of urban design, how space and place can impact our health.
Reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, culturally appropriate, and nutritious foods is an important social determinant of health and a lack of these can lead to serious health and mental health consequences.
As a senior at Hamline University, Genesis interned with Ramsey County during the 2020 Capitol Pathways program. Genesis is now one of 164 alumni of our policy internship program for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in college.
While we may not know how the pandemic will evolve, there are organizations in the community that are acting and responding right now to this crisis. Given the concerns we heard, we wanted to share some of the resources that are available to you right now
“If we’re truly going to achieve the the beauty of this democracy, our government needs to accurately reflect the people it seeks to represent.”
Planning is underway for our ninth year of EDTalks – and we’re excited to focus our upcoming season on Black and Brown voices in the K-12 education, equity and youth development spaces.
We are committed to solving the problems that affect us and our communities in the months and years ahead, and we are looking for leaders to join us in this effort.
On June 11, 2020, the day the Citizens League celebrates the successful conclusion of the fifth year of our Capitol Pathways program, Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan joined our online celebration to deliver the Governor’s proclamation that this day is Capitol Pathways Day in Minnesota!
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.