The Latest from the League
The Citizens League’s Capitol Pathways program is officially underway! Now in its 7th year, Capitol Pathways continues to open doors for careers in policy for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) college students in Minnesota.
On January 26, 2022, the Citizens League was joined by three guests who have first-hand experience with redistricting for a discussion that went beyond the headlines to understand what’s at stake.
The Citizens League team is excited, and a little bit sad, to share that Nancy Hegdahl will be retiring from the Citizens League on February 11th, 2022.
After an extensive search with many strong candidates, the Citizens League is excited to introduce our next Director of Public Policy, Blanca Martinez Gaviña.
Watch now: Learn the ways in which a healthy democracy and strong civic engagement impacts regions at the individual, family and community level.
Minnesota’s giving holiday is this Thursday, but you can double your Give to the Max Day donation right now!
Accepting applications through December 3, 2021 for Capitol Pathways, a paid policy internship program for BIPOC college students.
Acooa Ellis, who co-chaired the Saint Paul Community-First Public Safety Commission, authored a piece in the Minnesota Women’s Press, about the process, the challenges, and the recommendations stemming from this work.
In a year of change and challenges, 2020 showed us that our work is more important than ever. The Citizens League is excited to share our impact report to our community of supporters and friends.
Watch our community update and annual meeting featuring a roundtable discussion about our recent public safety projects.
Join us for the launch of our tenth EDTalks season with two talks on the complex intersection of education and philanthropy.
We’re excited to begin recruiting Capitol Pathways hosts for the 2022 legislative session!
We’re recognizing and celebrating people who stepped up, helped out, and made a difference in their community.
Beth Holger leads The Link, a non-profit organization based in North Minneapolis that works with youth and young families to overcome the impacts of poverty and social injustice.
Nkechi Gillman believes that a leader is someone who inspires others by boldly forging new paths, even when it’s uncomfortable.
For #MNCivicLeader, we asked individuals throughout MN to nominate friends, neighbors, co-workers, and others in their lives who continue to step up to lead in unique and impactful ways every day. Leard about one of our nominees, Bill Doherty, co-founder of Braver Angels.