The Blue Line Coalition – Partnering to Fund Community Engagement: A video about the partnership between philanthropy and the Blue Line Coalition, a group of community organizations who came together in 2012 to advocate for community engagement in the planning process of the Blue Line light rail extension.
The Blue Line Coalition – Community Voices in Planning: A video of member experiences organizing community to impact transit development as part of the Blue Line Coalition, a group of community organizations who came together in 2012 to advocate for community engagement in the planning process of the Blue Line light rail extension.
Stories of Impact: Casa de Esperanza: A case study describing how Casa has gone beyond a social service model to use community engagement as a prevention strategy that engages families in creating positive social change.
Stories of Impact: Nexus Community Partners: A case study describing how Nexus helped Urban Homeworks change the way it works to ensure that residents are more powerfully positioned as decision-makers in their communities.
Stories of Impact: Native American Community Development Institute: A case study showing how community engagement was used to wage and win a campaign to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day in Minneapolis.
Community at the Center: Building the Field of Community Engagement: A video about the Building the Field of Community Engagement initiative, which was the precursor to the Community Engagement Institute.
Impact Brief: Business Conversions to Worker Cooperatives: a 2017 report on the trends on business ownership, the labor market and the potential impact of converting businesses to worker cooperatives in the Twin Cities.
Strengthening Local Economies: A 2015 report on how using a Community Wealth Building framework could help to address deeply rooted racial and economic disparities and create opportunities for local and equitable ownership and control of wealth.
Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute – An Overview: A video overview of the Twin Cities Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI), a seven-month leadership cohort program that trains, supports and helps place people of color and marginalized communities on publicly appointed boards and commissions.
Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute – Alumni Perspective: A video highlighting 2015-2016 Twin Cities BCLI Fellow Ron Harris’ experiences in the leadership program.