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Follow the 2016 Legislative Session with MyBills

Follow the 2016 Legislative Session with MyBills

The Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage invites you to follow the 2016 legislative session via MyBills. MyBills allows you to track House and Senate bills by bill number. When you log in, your bills will be listed along with information about recent or upcoming significant action. In the House, these actions include the General Register, Consent Calendar, Calendar for the Day, Supplemental Calendar for the Day, Fiscal Calendar, and Reports of Standing Committees. In the Senate, these actions include General Orders, Consent Calendar, the Calendar, and Reports of Committees. Also included are actions from Conference Committees, such as Reports and Activity, and when action is taken on the floor of the House or Senate. You must log in to see this information, MyBills does not send email alerts. Sign up here today!

Moving Beyond Tolerance to Allophilia - CMAH

Moving Beyond Tolerance to Allophilia - CMAH

The Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (formerly the Council on Black Minnesotans) was created in 1980 to ensure that people of African heritage fully and effectively participate in and equitably benefit from the political, social, and economic resources, policies and procedures of the State of Minnesota.

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Young Women’s Issues Forum: An African American Perspective - Young Women Ages 12 - 18

Young Women’s Issues Forum: An African American Perspective - Young Women Ages 12 - 18

On Saturday, April 30, 2016 an informative and interactive introduction of the day by nationally renowned author of Black Lives Matter and Black Feminist Politics from Clinton/Obama, Duchess Harris, JD, PhD. Empowering discussion exploring Activism in Art, led by  Actress, Traci Shannon. Informative workshops on education, leadership, health & wellness, self-esteem and more. The forum will be held at Minneapolis Community & Technical College - Technical Building Plaza, 1501 Hennepin Avenue – Downtown Minneapolis. Check-in starts at 9:00 am. Program begins promptly at 10:00 am; program ends at 3:00 pm.

Registration is Open for “The Young Women’s Issues Forum,”  The forum is FREE and includes lunch! Register now by clicking here (Register before April 27, 2016). For more information, please call (763) 772-5319. 

CMAH Board of Directors Meetings (Note change in next meeting date.)

Board Meeting Schedule

Updated April 1, 2016

The Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage (formerly the Council on Black Minnesotans) will hold Board Meeting on the second Tuesday of the month (every other month starting in May) from 6:00-7:30 p.m., at the 1st National Bank Building in downtown St. Paul. Please note some Board Members may be attend via video or teleconference. The meetings are open to the general public pursuant to the Minnesota Open Meeting Laws where they apply (personnel and legal issues concerning the council remain private sessions and will be noted in the agenda). Join the CMAH and get regular updates about the CMAH via Facebook

****The next council meeting will be on Tuesday, May 10, 2016****

*Join the meeting via cell phone or landline: (888) 742-5095/ Code: 4832641145
News and Information

News and Information

Updated April 1, 2016

Follow Minnesota's local African Heritage News outlets!

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Insight News

Our Black News

Center for Communications and Development/KMOJ-FM

KFAI-FM

Photo from 2015 Press Conference with the Mpls/St. Paul NAACP

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