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 Monthly Meetup

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you new or recently returned to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area? Whether that’s you or you’re just looking to make new connections, we invite you to join the MSP HELLO team to meet and connect with your fellow neighbors. At this free meetup event, you will have the opportunity to network while enjoying some awesome free food, beverages, & even a little bocce ball. Questions? Please contact Tiffany Orth at

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…

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