Building Racial Equity in Cities

While we grieve the tragedies of the shooting of Philando Castile and police officers in Dallas, many of us are seeking solutions to build racial equity in our state and cities while implementing reforms to stop officer gun violence. We have practical resources online and below for your community to collaboratively develop solutions.


Building Racial Equity in Cities – Learn how 14 Minnesota cities and counties are working with the League of Minnesota Cities and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) to take short and long term action to reduce racial disparities in their communities.

Columbia Heights  Striving for a better tomorrow. With few resources, this city is pointing a path that others should follow.

President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report – The Task Force recommendations provide meaningful solutions to help law enforcement agencies and communities strengthen trust and collaboration, while ushering the nation into the next phase of community-focused policing.

Campaign to End Police Violence in America – 9 Point Action Plan for Communities.

Black Lives Matter:

Neighborhoods Organizing for Change:

ONE MINNESOTA – Civic engagement and empowerment of Minnesotans to establish mutual prosperity and a shared vision towards racial equity and social and economic inclusion.

Met Council Equity Advisory Committee:

Metro Area Equity Assessment: