Civics 101 community forum with Ellison is Aug. 30 in St. Louis Park

The community is invited to join Congressman Keith Ellison, St. Louis Park Mayor Jake Spano and other public officials at a community forum 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the St. Louis Park Rec Center Banquet Room, 3700 Monterey Dr.

Attendees can learn how federal, state, county and city governments work, how to exercise their rights and privileges to the government, how laws are passed and implemented and how citizens influence public policy.

Email questions, concerns and requests to [email protected] or call 612-522-1212.