Legacy Strategic Agenda
$2,060,000 the first year and $2,140,000 the second year are for partnerships involving multiple organizations, which may include the Minnesota Historical Society, to preserve and enhance access to Minnesota's history and cultural heritage in all regions of the state.
Goal 1: Equip members of MN's history community with tools to meet individual and collective aspirations for long-term success and sustainability.
--Priority strategy: Define values, expectations, structure, standards and accountability for history partnerships.
Goal 2: Empower MN's history community to create and provide opportunities that develop all Minnesotans critical thinking skills through the exploration and practice of history.
--Priority Strategy: Partner w/ MN's libraries, schools, educators, parents, and professional associations, as well as education, social services and other cultural orgs, to assist w/ meeting curriculum standards, address barriers to student success, encourage place-based learning for all Minnesotans, and provide professional development.
Goal 3: Enhance existing relationships and develop new partnerships that connect people to the vast and rich historic resources that tell MN's history.
--Priority Strategy: Work w/ the history community to enhance the infrastructure for Legacy grant programs to ensure continued overall transparency, operational excellence, and enduring value.
Goal 4: Amplify unfamiliar narratives, both past and present, through direct service, programs, and strategic partnerships.
--Priority Strategy: Develop the capacity of communities to collect, preserve, and share their stories.