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Posts tagged with "Minneapolis Civil Rights Department"

MPD and MFD in trouble

MPD and MFD in trouble

Aug. 4 | Racial balance is being lost   The facts of the last 40 years reveal Minnesota is not, when it comes to African Americans, liberal and progressive. It is illiberal and regressive, openly and defiantly not complying with federal or local civil rights...

Velma Korbel must go!

Velma Korbel must go!

Jun. 28 | Resignation must be submitted immediately   It is not often that a Minneapolis City Agency Department Director receives separate, negative stories in the Star Tribune on the same day, reporting incompetence and belligerent leadership. Velma Korbel...

Toxic and corrupt environment  in civil rights department

Toxic and corrupt environment in civil rights department

Apr. 9 | Retaliation continues in the department I now call the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Misconduct. Former employees of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department affirmed this in testifying to its “toxic” environment at the March 19 hearing...

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Mar. 20 | Only 16 cases under investigation   The Police Misconduct Board operates under the custody and control of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department. The Police Misconduct Board has hired a significant number of attorneys over the last year. They...

Gary Cunningham gives back, as his uncle Moe taught him

Gary Cunningham gives back, as his uncle Moe taught him

Mar. 14 | The ‘one story’ of European colonialism informs his work By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Minneapolis-native Gary Cunningham’s career has been long and varied, and his résumé reads like a “Who’s Who” of local government...

The challenges of meeting workforce hiring goals

The challenges of meeting workforce hiring goals

Jul. 3 |       Some companies seem surprised they are considered noncompliant     One of three South Minneapolis Ice Cold Constructionhome-building projects Photo by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer First in an...

Equity director hired for Vikings stadium project

Equity director hired for Vikings stadium project

Jun. 26 | For communities of color, he is now the most significant player   Congratulations to Alex Tittle on being appointed equity director for the Vikings stadium by the Minnesota Sports Facility Authority (MSFA), as announced Friday, June 14. Welcome,...

Minneapolis Civil Rights to post monitored construction projects online

Minneapolis Civil Rights to post monitored construction projects online

Jun. 26 | Graphic courtesy of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department   Public now privy to who is meeting workforce goals and who is not   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Minneapolis Civil Rights Department has made public the...

City confirms ballpark ‘minority’  hiring goals met

City confirms ballpark ‘minority’ hiring goals met

Apr. 10 |       But participation by Black workers remains unverified    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   This story was originally printed in the June 10, 2010 edition of the MSR regarding the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department’s...

Vikings stadium officials promise  32 percent diversity hiring!

Vikings stadium officials promise 32 percent diversity hiring!

Oct. 17 | But no one seems to have a copy of the equity plan      At a small, special meeting I attended at the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) Wednesday, October 10 that included MSFA Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen and Executive Director...