Lee Sheehy

Lee Sheehy

Lee Sheehy is director of the Region & Communities program at The McKnight Foundation.

Prior to McKnight, he served as chief of staff for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar; executive director of Community Planning and Economic Development for the City of Minneapolis, overseeing planning and development functions; regional administrator of the Metropolitan Council, directing the council’s planning, transit and wastewater functions; and chief deputy to Minnesota Attorney General Hubert Humphrey.

Sheehy received his B.A. from Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and his law degree from the University of Minnesota.

Lee Sheehy

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Bowling Together: Twenty-Five Years of Philanthropic & Private Sector Partnerships in Minneapolis-St. Paul

The case of Minneapolis-St. Paul shows how powerful it can be to leverage the distinct, complementary assets of the business, public, and civic sectors toward a common cause. This blog post is part of the series “Closing the Racial Gaps: Together We Can”, which highlights efforts across the United States that show promise for closing racial opportunity gaps and creating a …

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