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November 2020 News Releases

City of Bloomington Accepting Applications for 2020 Digital Equity Grant Fund

The City of Bloomington Information & Technology Services Department (ITS) invites Bloomington-based nonprofit organizations to apply for Digital Equity Grants to support their efforts to bridge the digital divide and increase digital resources for residents.

City of Bloomington Safe and Civil City Program to Host Unapologetically Me: The Second Annual Young Women’s Leadership Summit

The City of Bloomington Safe and Civil City Program invites middle and high school-aged female-identifying students to attend a one-day Young Women’s Leadership Summit on Thursday, November 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Zoom. “Unapologetically Me” is the theme of the second annual summit.  Although focused on African American and Latina girls, the summit is open to young women of all races and backgrounds.

Dedication Ceremony for Elm Street Black Lives Matter Mural Friday, November 13

Community members are invited to a virtual dedication ceremony for the City’s newly completed Black Lives Matter street mural project Friday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m. Streamed live over the Banneker Community Center Facebook page at, the event will feature remarks from local leaders and City officials to recognize the recent public art installation on West Elm Street beside the Banneker Community Center, and the organizations and individuals that collaborated in its realization.