Neighborhood & Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Suite 425
105 Fifth Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55401
[email protected]


Learning Labs

American Indian Community and Effective Engagement Learning Lab in All My Relations Gallery 3.29.18
Have you attended our series?
Let us know what you liked and what we can improve.

2017 CCLLS Students at Round Tables Discussing Engagement Strategies 
Pictured: 2017 Effectively Planning for Community Engagement Lab

The Community Connections Learning Lab Series consists of eight free, 90-minute labs on effectively engaging multiple segments of the community in Minneapolis. Those who complete at least seven of the eight Community Connections learning labs will earn a Community Connector Certificate. Registration is required. View schedule and register...


City staff, neighborhood organizations and community partners are invited to learn effective community engagement strategies, including considerations about:

Topics & Schedule

Register now

*Census 2020: What it is and what you can do in your community.

Effectively Planning for Community Engagement

Disability Awareness

American Indian Community and Effective Engagement

Latino Community and Effective Engagement

Southeast Asian Community and Effective Engagement

East African Community and Effective Engagement

Considerations for Engaging Immigrant and Refugee Communities

African American Community and Effective Engagement

Did you miss the last learning lab series?
You can sign up to get email reminders when a new series is announced here.

Community Connections Conference

If you are interested in continuing to learn and apply community engagement techniques, please join us for the Community Connections Conference in February 2021. This free community event is open to all. Read more at

Learning Objectives

  1. Expand participants' understanding of equitable community engagement.
  2. Discover best practices, and avoid common pitfalls.
  3. Learn techniques that follow the City of Minneapolis’ Core Principles of Community Engagement based on the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) guidelines.
  4. Expand participants' understanding of several of the many cultural communities in Minneapolis.
  5. Learn historical beginnings, cultural norms and become familiar with culturally-specific media and institutions.

Request Accommodations

To request reasonable accommodations or alternative formats to participate in the learning labs, please use the registration form or email [email protected] or call NCR at 612-673-3737.

Have questions or trouble enrolling?

Contact us at [email protected] or call 612-673-3737

Last updated Mar 26, 2020



Contact us

Email updates

Find a service

About this site

For employees

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-263-6850.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

Neighborhood & Community Relations  ©1997-2020 City of Minneapolis, MN


311 call center

311 TTY relay service

City of Minneapolis Facebook City of Minneapolis Twitter City of Minneapolis YouTube ChaNNEL Minneapolis 311 Watch Minneapolis City Council TV City of Minneapolis LinkedIn

Minneapolis, City of Lakes logo