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Aug

Engaging Community for Better Bus Stops!

In 2015, the Community Engagement Team (a partnership between Nexus Community Partners, the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability, and the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs) awarded contracts to 11 community-based organizations to engage transit riders in their communities as part of Metro Transit’s Better Bus Stops program. The program is investing $4M in bus stop improvements…

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Jul

The BCLI application is now closed

Thank you for all who considered, applied, and helped suggest or nominate others to apply for our 2016-2017 BCLI cohort. The application is now closed as of July 2, 2016. We encourage you to attend our Issue Series which begin later this fall. Please check back at the link below for topics and locations (tbd)…

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Jun

Check out the BCLI Power Point!

Please view our Power Point about the BCLI here. A friendly reminder that applications are due Friday, July 1, at Midnight. BCLI 2016 Info Session PPT

NEXUS COMMUNITY PARTNERS

2314 University Ave, Suite 18
St. Paul, MN 55114

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info@nexuscp.org

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