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Bite-Sized Learning: Race Equity with the League of Minnesota Cities

Friday, March 12, 12:00 PM - Friday, March 12, 2021, 01:00 PM
Friday, March 12, 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Fee: Free

Dave Unmacht, executive director of the League of Minnesota Cities and Irene Kao, General Counsel for Intergovernmental Relations at the League will give an overview of the League’s strategic plan for race equity. They will share why the League has prioritized this work and what they are hearing from member cities around the state.  

The Bite-Sized Learning events are designed by MCN’s Greater Minnesota team to keep us connected across the state. While the topics are chosen to meet the needs of Greater Minnesota, all are welcome here!  Each event will have a short presentation (10-20 minutes) along with plenty of time for networking and discussion on the designated topic. Bring your questions and expertise on the topic! With our cameras and microphones on, we can stay connected, learn, and support one another. 

Event Detail

The event will be hosted on Zoom. You will need a computer and a phone as a back-up audio method. 

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Speaker Information

IKao HeadshotIrene Kao is the Intergovernmental Relations Counsel at the League of Minnesota Cities, where she advocates on behalf of cities at the state legislature, specifically on issues of data practices, open meeting law, land use, procurement, and civil liability. Irene also has been part of the League’s race equity efforts since 2016, including efforts today to work internally with staff and externally with cities and community stakeholders.

DUnmacht HeadshotDavid Unmacht is executive director of the League of Minnesota Cities, a membership organization dedicated to promoting excellence in local government. The League serves its more than 830 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management and other services. It conducts research and analysis that helps contribute to better informed decisions in municipal government including economic development, and its advocacy efforts help to generate a better economic development environment for the communities where we all live, work, and play.

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