The Citizens League is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization. The mission of the Citizens League is to build civic capacity in Minnesota by:
Identifying, Framing, and proposing solutions to public policy problems;
Developing new generations of leaders who govern for the common good; and
Organiziging the individual and institutional relationships necessary to achieve these goals.
The Citizens League was founded in 1952 and relies on Citizens-based study committees to develop real, working solutions to public policy problems. The League is currently one of the most prominent nonpartisan think tanks in the state of Minnesota.