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The Latino Community and Effective Engagement [Evening]

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1700 Second Street NE

Minneapolis, MN 55413

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Community Connections Learning Labs

Course Description: Provides cultural and social insight on how to effectively engage the Latino community.

Course Details: This course covers an overview of the Latino community including: population, languages, and demographics; historical beginnings to Minneapolis; cultural norms; current issues affecting the community and effective community engagement practices.

Background

The City of Minneapolis’ Neighborhood and Community Relations (NCR) Department is pleased to announce the 2017 Community Connections Learning Lab Series. The series is a set of 8 classes with the following learning objectives:

  1. Expand understanding of equitable community engagement: Learn techniques that follow the City of Minneapolis’ Core Principles of Community Engagement based on the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2)

  2. Expand understanding of the many different cultural communities in Minneapolis: Learn historical beginnings, cultural norms and community contacts to enhance your engagement to underrepresented groups.

These 90-minute learning labs are offered in two identical series. Upon completion, participants are awarded Community Connector Certificates.

  • Series one: From July through October (12:30pm – 2pm) at a City-owned location.

  • Series two: From July through December (5:30pm – 7 pm) at a community location.

Diversity and Inclusion

NCR is dedicated to providing a diverse and inclusive environment. If you require a disability or language accommodation to participate, please contact NCR at 612-673-3737 or ncr@minneapolismn.gov. For more information please visit NCR’s website. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-300. TTY users call 612-673-2157.

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