News Archive 2008

City Seeks Applicants for New Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission
October 23, 2008 - The City of Minneapolis is now accepting applications from residents for seven positions on the newly created Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission. The role of the commission will be to shape how the City engages its residents and works with neighborhood and community organizations. More...

2009 NRP Policy Board Neighborhood Representative Candidates Announced
October 6, 2008 - Ten candidates have filed for election as Neighborhood Representatives to the 2009 NRP Policy Board. The election is set for Thursday, November 20th. NRP has assembled a Voter's Guide that provides information from each candidate. More...

NRP Policy Board Neighborhood Representative Election Set for November 20th
August 19, 2008 - The process for the election of neighborhood representatives and alternates for seats on the 2009 NRP Policy Board begins August 20. As in past elections, the League of Women Voters (LWV) will be assisting with the election process. The LWV office must receive filing forms no later than noon on Friday, September 19, 2008. More...

Citizen Journalism Workshops Starting August 14
August 6, 2008 - On August 14th, the Twin Cities Daily Planet will conduct an NRP workshop on Citizen Journalism. This workshop, presented by Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva, the Neighborhoods Editor of the Twin Cities Daily Planet, will teach participants how to upload articles, op-eds, events, pictures, and videos to the Daily Planet web site. More...

Neighborhoods to Participate in Aquatennial Torch Light Parade
July 22, 2008 - On Wednesday, July 23, 2008, neighborhood volunteers will march along with the NRP float in the Aquatennial Torch Light Parade. Come join us around 5:00 PM for food and beverages. The parade starts at 8:30 PM. More...

NRP Work Group to Present Framework for the Future this Thursday, July 24th
July 22, 2008 - On Thursday, July 24, 2008 the Minneapolis City Council committee of the Whole will hear a final report of the "Framework for the Future" from the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP) Work Group. This report expands on the working documents presented in the progress report on June 19.More...

National Night Out Planning Week June 16-22
June 3, 2008 - This year, on August 5, more than 60,000 Minneapolis neighbors will gather for the 25th Annual National Night Out, celebrating and building community across the city. Advance planning makes it easier for everyone to have a good time, share the work and make things go smoothly. Last year, over 900 groups planned their parties in advance. More...

City Seeks Neighborhood Involvement in Minneapolis Sesquicentennial
April 14, 2008 - In 1858 the people of Minneapolis voted to become a town, and held the first Town Council meeting on July 20, 1858. To mark this point in our history the City of Minneapolis will officially celebrate its 150th year, in partnership with the 2008 Minneapolis Aquatennial, July 18 - 27. How can you be involved? More...

Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Offers Grants to Neighborhood Groups
February 8, 2008 - The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) has announced the availability of grants through the Neighborhood Partnership Initiative (NPI) - a program designed to support innovative and effective partnerships. Grants up to $10,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. More...

Informational Sessions on "Framework for the Future"
January 18, 2008 - Over the next few weeks, The NRP Work Group is hosting informational sessions about the "Framework for the Future" - which looks at the focus, funding, and governance of the NRP, and it is asking neighborhood groups, with their capacity to tailor outreach efforts in their communities, to help gather input from their residents in February and March. More...

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