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Leaders and community members must act responsibly and act together to create communities that thrive. Extension's civic engagement programs are informed by research, and help communities through consultation, educational cohorts and social capital assessments. Our goal is to help leaders, groups and community members engage in productive dialogue and grow the social connections within communities.

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'We the people' - Making it real

We the people - Making it real

Minnesota's voter turnout is impressive - almost 19 percent higher than the rest of the nation's over the past decade. But, is voting all it takes to sustain a thriving democracy? More

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