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Community Connections Conference

NCR invites you to participate in the 7th annual Community Connections Conference on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Come join nonprofits, elected leaders, community organizations and others to learn about civic engagement opportunities, community partnerships, social justice initiatives and ways to shape local government policies. The conference is a free event with exciting learning labs, speakers, panel and a delicious catered lunch. View details and program...

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Conference Schedule


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Welcome & Breakfast

9:15 - 10:15

Opening Plenary Panel: Envisioning Change and Leadership

10:30 - 11:45

Morning Workshops

12:00 - 1:00

Networking Lunch

1:15 - 2:30

Afternoon Workshops

2:45 - 3:45

Community Round Table, Mayor and City Council Members


The Minneapolis Convention Center
Ballrooms A & B
1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Instructions for parking at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Coat Check

Coat check will be available starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Convention Center. The fee is 2 dollars per coat.

Free Bus and Light Rail Passes

Metro Transit Logo with Words Free Rides to 2018 Community Connections ConferenceMetro Transit is offering free rides to the Community Connections Conference! Transit passes are available for attendees to print and use the day of. Attendees can use the bus and light rail to travel to and from the conference. You must print the pass from the Metro Transit Pass website on paper.


You can now view the workshop descriptions and program on the conference programming page.

2015 Community Connections Conference Learning Lab on Creative Placemaking

2015 Community Connections Conference Workshop on Creative Placemaking

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View the 2017 Community Connections Conference report here.

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Last updated Feb 7, 2018



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