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The Civic Caucus is a Minnesota based non-partisan public policy learning organization

~ offering innovative opportunities to involve citizens in public affairs without making extraordinary demands on their time

~ hosting a unique library of interviews with past and present political figures

~ encouraging participation (feedback) by citizens across political ideology

~ using electronic communication to educate and involve participants from their homes

~ shining a light on others' proposals, rather than promoting our own.


          Email: civiccaucus@comcast.net

Send a request to the above address to receive
summaries of future interviews with thought leaders,
and to have your opportunity to respond as well.

 

The interview summaries
and issues pages

are intended to spark a thoughtful dialog,
moving towards education and understanding,
rather than partisan debate.

The position reports
are recommendations offered by
the Civic Caucus Core group,
after considering significant feedback
from all citizen responses.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Capital: Minnesota's Strength and Challenge

Click here for the Civic Caucus statement, September 8, 2014, on the impact of,
and ways to attack a projected decline
 in Minnesota of the number of individuals
in the prime age-group for productive employment.

 

 Recent interview summaries:

A focus on competitiveness interview
Innovative partnerships can help low-skilled adults become productive wage-earners
Judy Mortrude and Nola Speiser of Minnesota FastTRAC - October 10, 2014

A focus on competitiveness interview
Immigrants are key to Minnesota's economic future
Hector Garcia, Executive Director of Minnesota Chicano Latino Affairs Council - September 12, 2014

A focus on competitiveness interview
Policymakers would benefit from more reports with recommendations
Former Minnesota Senator Dave Durenberger - August 22, 2014

A focus on competitiveness interview
Getting to work in the metro area: nothing to it for many; big obstacle for some
Civic Caucus Members Paul Gilje and Clarence Shallbetter - September 19, 2014

A focus on competitiveness interview
How should we devise and pay for a competitive transportation system?
David Levinson, Chair, Richard P. Braun/Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
August 7, 2014

A focus on competitiveness interview
Act Now to Manage the Economic Risks of Climate Change
Kate Gordon, vice president and director of the
Energy and Climate Program of Next Generation - August 1, 2014



 


                      Making a tax-deductible contribution to the work of the Civic Caucus

   
     Your tax-deductible donation in support of these educational efforts can be made in two ways:

  1. By credit card
- Go to www.givemn.org, a secure site maintained by several Minnesota foundations.       Enter "Civic Caucus" in the box provided and follow instructions to fill in your gift amount and credit
      card information.


  2. By check
- Make your check payable to "Civic Caucus" and send your contribution to
      Janis M. Clay, Treasurer, Civic Caucus,

      2104 Girard Ave. S.,
      Minneapolis, MN 55405-2546. 
 

 

The Civic Caucus   is a non-partisan, tax-exempt educational organization.   The Interview Group  includes persons of varying political persuasions,
reflecting years of leadership in politics and business. Click here  to see a short personal background of each.

  John S. Adams, David Broden, Audrey Clay, Janis Clay, Pat Davies, Bill Frenzel, Paul Gilje (executive director), Randy Johnson, Sallie Kemper, Ted Kolderie,
Dan Loritz (chair), Tim McDonald, Bruce Mooty, John Mooty, Jim Olson, Paul Ostrow, Wayne Popham, Dana Schroeder, Clarence Shallbetter, and Fred Zimmerman

 

 


The Civic Caucus, 01-01-2008
2104 Girard Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405.  civiccaucus@comcast.net
Dan Loritz, chair, 612-791-1919   ~   Paul A. Gilje, coordinator, 952-890-5220.
 

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