Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Upcoming Events

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights: General Contractor Training


Save the date

Save the date for our upcoming General Contractor Training. We will be covering City of Minneapolis SUBP Compliance, Prevailing Wages, and have a panel of speakers in the industry to go over workforce goals/strategies. Coffee and a light breakfast/refreshments will be served.

Where: University of MN Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC). 2001 Plymouth Ave. North

When: Friday, April 6, 2018 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $10.00

To RSVP and pre-pay for the training please contact our accounts payable by calling 612-673-2555. Please reference the event you are paying for as "CCD Contractor Training." We ask that you pre-pay and register for the event by Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Please reach out to us via e-mail if you would like to pay by check at: [email protected]

A special thanks to everyone who attended our bi-annual training held on October 27,  2017. If you missed it you can still view the training material below:

If you would like to receive updates from the Contract Compliance Division and information for future trainings please sign up for our newsletter. Check the Contract Compliance topic category Under Civil Rights to get our newsletter. If you have any questions about the training please contact us at [email protected].


SADBOC Government Procurement Fair

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: Earl Brown Center, Brooklyn Center

Click Here for more information

New DBE Orientation

Date: February 23, 2018 (1/2 day event)

Where: MnDOT Arden Hills Training Center. 1900 County Rd. I, Shoreview, MN 55126

For more information click here.

Last updated Mar 12, 2018



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