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Colleen O'Connor Toberman
Blue Line Coalition Manager

Colleen is the Blue Line Coalition Manager, supporting the Coalition in their work to secure equitable outcomes for communities along the upcoming Blue Line LRT Extension. Colleen brings experience in community engagement and program management from over ten years of work in the public and nonprofit sectors, most recently at the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies. Colleen holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of St. Thomas. She is a Twin Cities native and lives in Northeast Minneapolis, where she serves as board president of the Northeast Investment Cooperative.

I’m motivated to work for the Center for Economic Inclusion and the Blue Line Coalition because I believe we’re addressing the most pressing issues facing our region. Working together with my talented, creative, and dedicated colleagues and community members gives me hope that we can really bring about change.