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Hennepin-University Partnership Forum on Community Engagement

Hennepin-University Partnership is hosting a half-day forum from 7:30am - 1:15pm on March 9, 2012 at the McNamara Alumni Center around what it means to effectively engage communities from the viewpoint of governments/universities, specifically Hennepin County and the University of Minnesota. This forum is meant to stimulate discussion on the following questions:

- What does community engagement mean to our organizations?

- What do we expect/need to accomplish by engaging communities?
- How do we know if we're effective?

Speakers will include, Jan Callison, 6th District Commissioner, Hennepin County, Richard Johnson, County Administrator, Hennepin County, Ed Goetz, Director of Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), U of M, Andy Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagement, U of M, Kathy Quick, Assistant Professor, Public and Nonprofit Leadership Area, U of M, Steve Kelley, Director of Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, HHH, U of M, Tai Mendenhall, Associate Director, Citizen Professional Center, U of M, and Jay Clark, Director of Minnesota Center for Neighborhood Organizing (MCNO), CURA, U of M.

For more information and to register, email Brittany Kellerman at kelle410@umn.edu