February 19, 2014 at 12:19PM

City of Minneapolis Government has released a proposed draft of their Vision, Values, Goals and Strategic Directions. Here’s an excerpt we find beautifully relevant to our strategic direction… “#OneMinneapolis: Disparities are eliminated so all Minneapolis residents can participate and prosper

• Racial inequities (including housing, education, income and health) are addressed and eliminated
• All people, regardless of circumstance, have opportunities for success at every stage of life
• Equitable systems and policies lead to a high quality of life for all
• All people have access to quality essentials, such as housing, education, food, child care and transportation
• Residents are informed, see themselves represented in City government and have the opportunity to
influence decision-making

A hub of economic activity and innovation: Businesses, big and small, start, move, stay and grow here
• The workforce is diverse, well-educated and equipped with in-demand skills
• Entrepreneurs are supported while sector strengths (such as arts, green, tourism, health, education,
and high-tech) are leveraged
• Areas of greatest need are focused on; promising opportunities are seized
• Regulations, policies and programs are efficient and reliable while protecting the public’s interests
• Infrastructure, public services and community assets support businesses and commerce
• Strategies with our city and regional partners are aligned, leading to economic success
• Racial inequities (including housing, education, income and health) are addressed and eliminated
• All people, regardless of circumstance, have opportunities for success at every stage of life
• Equitable systems and policies lead to a high quality of life for all
• All people have access to quality essentials, such as housing, education, food, child care and transportation
• Residents are informed, see themselves represented in City government and have the opportunity to
influence decision-making via Stellar Impact Foundation – A Public Charity http://on.fb.me/19pysMn

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