Broadband facilitates deeper civic engagement in Minneapolis

Minneapolis is working on their comprehensive plan – called 2040. The process is on their website – the how and the do.

I’m sharing this for two reasons. If you’re in Minneapolis and think technology is important, now is a good time to visit and let them know it’s a priority to you.

For folks outside of Minneapolis, I think this is a slick way to encourage deeper civic engagement from the comfort of the residents own home.

The website is a hub for instructions on how to participate and the results of the participation. Here’s the beak down from their site…

Make your voice heard by participating in the Minneapolis 2040 planning process both online and in person.

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Civic Engagement Overview

This overview outlines why civic engagement is important to the plan, who will be engaged, how it will happen, and when you can get involved.

Events Calendar

A list of upcoming opportunities to participate in shaping the future of Minneapolis.

Past Events

Documentation of what happened at previous Minneapolis 2040 engagement opportunities.
See also the Phase 1 Engagement Summary


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The materials are all there – might be a good time to check it out to see if that might work in your community.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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