Find initiatives and collaborations working to increase civic engagement and learn about effective strategies for action.
Center of the American Experiment
A nonpartisan, tax-exempt, public policy and educational institution that brings conservative and free market ideas to bear on the hardest problems facing Minnesota and the nation.
The Citizens League builds civic imagination and capacity in Minnesota.
A non-profit, non-partisan, volunteer-based project whose mission is to expand participation and build stronger democracies and communities through the power of information and communication technologies and strategies.
Hands On Twin Cities
Brings people together to strengthen communities through meaningful volunteer action.
Minneapolis - Engaging
In May 2007 the Minneapolis City Council approved a three-track work plan that outlines the next steps related to improving the City's community engagement system.
Minnesota 2020 is a progressive, non-partisan think tank, focused on what really matters.
Minnesota League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Minnesota Participation Project
An effort to support and expand the capacity of Minnesota nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations to effectively engage in permissible nonpartisan voter engagement efforts-registration, voter education, and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) activities.
The Native Vote Alliance of Minnesota
A Native American-led, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to mobilize and empower Native people in Minnesota as a collective voice through civic participation while embracing our cultural heritage.
These websites identify proven strategies to address this topic area. Keep in mind that each source differs in their definition of what is "evidence-based" or "proven."
Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully (LINKS) - A reference for effective child and youth programs. It organizes the programs by outcome, age, and developmental stage.