Power to the People: Activism in the 1970s
October 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The dynamic changes that took place in southwest Minneapolis from the 1940s to the
1970s helped usher in a wave of citizen activism in Linden Hills. By the 1970s, many residents noted that city/county departments weren’t consulting neighbors on local projects. Residents banded together to have a voice in their community. The rise of Linden Hills residents’ activism impacted projects with city departments and the business community as well as neighborhood parks, schools, and youth activities. Their actions had an impact that is still visible today.