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Nexus is now accepting new applications for the next BCLI Cohort!

Nexus is now accepting BCLI applications! We are now targeting seats in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Saint Paul, the Metropolitan Council and the State of Minnesota.   Just as soon as the BCLI wrapped up year three cohort with a graduation on April 14, we are already recruiting for the…

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Apr

2016 Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award to the Health Equity & Engagement Cohort, Hennepin County and Nexus Community Partners

Minnesota’s Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS) presented the 2016 Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award to the Health Equity & Engagement Cohort, Hennepin County and Nexus Community Partners. The award was for shared work to incorporate health equity and community engagement into the Station Area Plans for the METRO Blue Line Extension which will run from…

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Apr

Third Cohort of the Twin Cities BCLI Graduates

On Thursday, April 14, the Twin Cities Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) graduated 15 fellows in our third cohort. We lucked out with beautiful weather and a beautiful location in Norway House on Franklin Avenue in South Minneapolis. About 60 people attended, some of which included family, friends, nominators and funders. This year’s fellows…

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What we do

Strengthen Community Capacity

Foster the human, social and cultural capital in the communities we serve by supporting community engagement, asset and wealth building strategies.

Expand Collective Impact

Convene and coordinate strategic networks that work across sector, geography, culture or issue to address the systemic challenges and racial disparities facing our region.

Build the Field

Expand and influence the local and national dialogue about community building.

Stories

Community Engagement Team (CET)

The Community Engagement Team, part of the Corridors of Opportunity initiative, was formed to create a process for engaging and involving underrepresented communities in all aspects of planning, decision-making and implementation along our regions proposed transit-way corridors. In 2010, Nexus Community Partners, along with the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability and the Minnesota Center for Neighborhood Organizing, were invited to serve as the CET team. The team knew that if they wanted to accomplish their goals, they needed to create a strong partnership, so the three organizations spent time getting to know one other and building trust. This early work was critical and built a foundation upon which the partners were able to accomplish far more than they imagined.

After just two years,

The Community Engagement Team’s accomplishments include:
• Distributing $750,000 over two years to support 19 communi (continued)

The Team