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No candidates of color for Mpls Park Board elections

No candidates of color for Mpls Park Board elections

Jun. 26 | MPRB commissioners make ‘huge decisions’ affecting Black youth   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   East Phillips Park in MinneapolisPhoto by Jamal Denman   All nine Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB)commissioner seats...

Park Board embraces change in response to changing communities — Outreach director says cultural competency now a basic staff expectation

Park Board embraces change in response to changing communities — Outreach director says cultural competency now a basic staff expectation

Jun. 19 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Minneapolis is vastly different today than a couple of decades ago as the city’s population has grown with more persons of color. Is the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB)...

Community involvement now  emphasized in Mpls Park  Board planning

Community involvement now emphasized in Mpls Park Board planning

Jun. 5 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   Over the years, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has had its fair share of critics. Often the criticism has come from residents concerned about the amount of effort the Board and its...

Park Board as ‘hostile workplace’ revisited

Park Board as ‘hostile workplace’ revisited

May. 8 |       MPRB officials, NAACP see positive change; workers still ambivalent     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The MSR last year published a series of stories on the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) about unfair...

Park Board leaders, NAACP claim progress

Park Board leaders, NAACP claim progress

Sep. 12 | Some employees find workplace still hostile  By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since MSR’s January 5 exclusive article on racial discrimination against current and former Black Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) employees, MPRB...

Mpls Park Board says ‘climate’ change is underway

Mpls Park Board says ‘climate’ change is underway

Feb. 8 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since the MSR’s January 4  article “Black employees call Minneapolis Park Board a ‘toxic workplace,’” Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) officials say they have already undertaken...

Park Board, NAACP meet to address worker grievances

Park Board, NAACP meet to address worker grievances

Jan. 18 |   Meanwhile, complaints continue to surface By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) officials and the Minneapolis NAACP now are meeting to address concerns raisedby Black employees and customers....

Black employees call Mpls Park Board a “Toxic Workplace”

Black employees call Mpls Park Board a “Toxic Workplace”

Jan. 4 |     NAACP acts on numerous complaints from workers and customers   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A six-month Minneapolis NAACP investigation into employment conditions among African Americans at the Minneapolis Park and Recreation...
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