In a special debriefing to Minnesota constituents, hosted by the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage, Rep. Hodan Hassan (of Southern Minneapolis, district 62A), spoke about the accomplishments and challenges of the 2020 regular legislative session.
As publisher and editor of the Minnesota Women’s Press platform, I ask our readers: Help us find and share — in virtual forums, in our magazine pages — the stories about community-based economies, green cooperatives, and women-led innovations that are working to truly correct our inequities.
This is exactly why we are overdue in having conversations about how to build equity into our community. We must do work together so that those without privilege are able to improve on financial security.
I have become very much a holistic architect. I know that I have to use many different ways at looking at a project, and on behalf of the people who are not there. This is especially important to me because I come from the people who are not there.