News Archive 2000

NRP to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary
November 1, 2000 - The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program will celebrate its 10-Year Anniversary on Saturday, February 24, 2001 by hosting a day-long Conference and Awards Dinner. The conference will include a number of workshops geared toward getting neighborhood staff and volunteers ready for Phase II of the NRP, as well as a venue for neighborhood organizations to showcase the many exciting programs and projects they've developed during the first ten years of the NRP. More...

Phase I NRP Evaluation is Here
June 23, 2000 - A research study evaluating the NRP's first decade was recently published by San Francisco-based research consultant Teamworks. The study was commissioned by the NRP Policy Board in order to assess the NRP's ability to fulfill its founding goals of building neighborhood capacity, creating a sense of community, enhancing inter-governmental cooperation, and informing government policy by voicing neighborhood priorities. Tell me more...

NRP Makes United Nations "Global 100 Practices" List
June 8, 2000 - The United Nations (UN) Centre for Human Settlements placed the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program on its elite Global 100 Best Practices List. "Best Practices" are initiatives that have made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of life in cities and communities around the world. This year more than 750 organizations representing 110 countries were considered for the Best Practices Awards. Get the story...

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