The Community Updates Page (The CUP)

Below are some resources pooled together for current and former BCLI fellows.

This is a list of job opportunities, trainings and events forwarded to Nexus by our partners. 

Posted 6/20/2017

All About Policy

All About Policy Flyer


Posted 6/19/2017

CAPI is hiring canvassers for this year’s civic engagement. It is a 5 month contract, $13/hr position, bi-lingual in Asian languages is strongly preferred. Please pass it onto your networks. Thanks!

See the description Here: Canvasser. CAPI 2017


Posted 6/19/2017


Info Updated: Registration links are provided below. 

You are Invited to Attend a Small Developers 101 Training Course

Are you an Emerging Real Estate Developer in Minneapolis?

The City of Minneapolis is hosting a Small Developers 101 Training to promote the development of women and minority-owned real estate developers. This introductory course will provide participants with basic tools used to consider a real estate development project. The course’s main goals are:

  • To build capacity and diversify the pool of real estate developers in Minneapolis.
  • To educate new and inexperienced small developers in risk management and the real estate development process.
  • To educate decision makers, community partners and City staff on the importance of developer capacity/experience in the evaluation of development proposals.

Click here to see the course curriculum.


Selected participants will attend 4 sessions:

  • Sat 7/8 8am-10:45am
  • Tue 7/11 6pm-8:45pm
  • Sat 7/15 8am-11:00am
  • Tue 7/18 6pm-8:45pm


City of Minneapolis Innovation Center, 105 5th Ave S, #150, Minneapolis, MN 55401


  • Businesses, neighborhood groups, nonprofits, and individuals with a specific real estate project located (or to be located) in Minneapolis.
  • Complete the registration form and commit to attend all 4 sessions.
  • Ideal participant will have prior experience in construction, real estate or development.


  • The training is limited to 35 participants.
  • The City would like to have a mix of participants from different types of entities (businesses, nonprofits, neighborhood groups, etc.) and development types (residential and non- residential).
  • Within these groups, participants will be selected based on the quality and impact of their real estate project to be developed, and on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please fill out an application form by June 23 (register here). Registrations will not be accepted after the deadlines. Selected participants will be notified by June 30th.


This program is sponsored by the City of Minneapolis, and is free to participants. Class materials will be provided.


Contact Daniel Bonilla, City of Minneapolis

This training is part of the City’s B-TAP Program. Visit the D-TAP website for more information.

Posted 6/14/2017

McKnight Foundation Job

An exciting opportunity for anyone with a passion for education to gain experience in the philanthropic sector!

Program Assistant – Education & Learning (.80)



Posted 5/30/2017

The community impact team is the community knowledge hub of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. Comprised of experts from wide-ranging disciplines, this team works closely with nonprofit organizations and leaders across Minnesota to strengthen local communities.  The team manages grant making for select affiliates of MN Partners, supports community endowments and their donors around the state, and leads community initiatives.

The program associate manages the Duke Employee Assistance Fund, provides support to the Community Sharing Fund program and assists with the community impact team’s Learning and Effectiveness work.

To Apply:

To view a position description and to apply online, visit our website at THIS LINK.

Click the link by hovering on the upper left image of the job posting.

If you know of a qualified candidate, we strongly encourage you to share the posting within your networks.

We are committed to hiring individuals who contribute to the cultural diversity of our workplace. Our hiring decisions are guided by our equity value: embracing differences, seeking to eliminate racism and other forms of discrimination, and striving to create a workplace in which everyone matters.


Posted 5/26/2017


Minnesota Housing Jobs

Current Opportunities

Minnesota Housing is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunities Employer.
See our Affirmative Action Plan.


Posted 5/25/2017

CAPI is hiring!

MFIP Employment Counselor

Career Pathways Navigator

MFIP Case Aide







Moodle Logo

The BCLI Moodle is no longer active. Instead, Nexus will be using a Google Site for all BCLI fellow assignments. If you are a 2013-14 or 2014-15 BCLI Alum and would like access to one of your assignments, please contact Terri Thao (

Link to Google Site is HERE!

AVAILABLE MEETING SPACE IN THE TWIN CITIESclipart_people_desk_meeting_19909_1920x1200

Since we meet in various locations for Info Sessions, Issue Series, and other events throughout the BCLI, we have generated an excel sheet of available space in the Twin Cities. This was most recently updated 5/18/15, so be sure to click on the links included or reach out to staff for specific information about rates and other details.


Available Space List Updated