MSP Hello

Welcome to the Greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul region. Whether you’re a newcomer, recently returned from time away, or just looking to get better connected, you’ve come to the right place. This project of Make It. MSP. was built to help you make the right connections to people and resources throughout the region.

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MSP HELLO Year in Review | 2017

The team at MSP HELLO, a project to welcome and onboard newcomers to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul region, has accomplished epic levels of connectedness in 2017. Like other projects of the Make It....

Say hello to summer in MSP

One of my favorite things about life in Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the four distinct seasons we enjoy here. Anytime I take it for granted someone will remind me how special that really is. Given our...

Stories of Our Newest Neighbors

There’s been no shortage of Make It. MSP. events of late, but something special was in the air as dozens of volunteers gathered at the Minnesota History Center to welcome more than 250 new residents...

Welcome home to Innovative MN

As a public programs specialist with the Minnesota Historical Society, I'm delighted that the MSP HELLO Welcome Hat series, a venue for newcomers to meet people and connect with resources that make...

MSP Hello

October marked a major turning point for the Make It. MSP. Newcomer Team. 2016 has been a year of research, data gathering and community building. We’ve counted more than 8,000 welcomes in the...

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MSP HELLO: Hello Spring

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join hundreds of newcomers and the MSP HELLO team for the latest celebration of the seasons as we welcome our newest neighbors to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul region. Hello Spring marks our return to the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul. This free event will feature live music, interactive installations, opportunities to meet new people, and fun ideas to enjoy spring in MSP. Take the opportunity to step back in time with the MN History Center's 1968 exhibit, just one of many…

MSP Professionals of Color Newcomers Networking + Timberwolves Game

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you new to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul region and looking to connect with other diverse professionals? Are you looking to learn more about our local sports teams? Join us for this unique opportunity to forge connections with other professionals of color who are new to the area while watching our hometown NBA team, the MN Timberwolves, as they take on the Denver Nuggets. Come pre-game at Kieran's with some free appetizers and beverages and continue the conversation with your new…

POC Career Fair

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A Showcase of MN's Top Employers Who Are Ready to Hire You Are you ready to take your career to the next level? If so, register for our Spring 2018 POC Career Fair taking place Friday, April 20, 2018. Complete Your Registration by Friday March 30th To Have The Opportunity For Employers to Review Your Resume In Advance To Schedule Onsite Interviews With Selected Candidates.

The TCBPN 10th Anniversary Get Together: Design Thinking Crash Course

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Design Thinking Crash Course Designed by the at Stanford University, design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. Join a team of University of St. Thomas faculty and fellow learners to journey through a design thinking experience and apply it in the real world. This interactive 60-minute design thinking crash course will provide you tools for carrying out exploratory research, transforming qualitative data into concrete findings, brainstorming effective solutions, prototyping and presenting concepts. Presenter: John McVea, Ph.D. John McVea is an associate professor…

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