race and equity logoHopkins Race & Equity Initiative

About the HREI

The Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative is a collaborative effort creating opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of race, equity and diversity and promoting a sense of community that welcomes and values all residents.

Members include the City of Hopkins and Police Department, Hopkins Public Schools and Gethsemane Lutheran Church.

Upcoming Events Sponsored by HREI

Let's Talk About Race in Hopkins

Monday, May 8, 6:30-8 p.m.
Eisenhower Community Center Cafeteria

Creating a community where everyone belongs, one story at a time: Come hear from the voices that strengthen our community and join us for a conversation on race, ethnicity and culture in Hopkins.

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Celebration of Community

Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hopkins Center for the Arts

Stop by the Hopkins Center for the Arts during the Raspberry Festival's Family Day for a Celebration of Community, featuring music, dancing, stories, exhibits, arts, crafts and more!

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  • Community Outreach Liaison
    Julia Ross
  • Assistant City Manager



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