News Bites

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Part 2: Violence Intervention and Prevention Strategies

In Part 2 of our conversation with Sasha Cotton, we asked how her office is responding with violence prevention and intervention programs, and what Minneapolis’s next steps are.

  • 07/06/2020
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Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.

  • 06/30/2020
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Support Minnesota’s Small Businesses (July)

Our July issue is back in print and being distributed to many of our free pick-up sites thanks to the businesses listed below.

  • 06/24/2020
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Important: Take Our Reader Survey

It is our biannual survey to find out what interests you!

  • 06/24/2020
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July 2020: In the News

Minnesota from a National Lens, Green New Deal, Visual Activism, Women Heading to Congress

  • 06/24/2020
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Photos of protests

Our thanks to Gaea Dill-D’Ascoli for sharing with us this collection of images from South Minneapolis.

  • 06/10/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Pledges to Dismantle Police Department

“We’re not abolishing help. We’re abolishing police. That’s very different…We have to do the work to imagine something different and to listen to what people in different neighborhoods and communities want.”

  • 06/08/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Approves Restraining Order for Police

Terms of a temporary restraining order outlines changes that must be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department

  • 06/05/2020
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  • 06/05/2020
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MPR News: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing

What comes after police disband? Part 2 in an ongoing series about transformative justice.

  • 06/04/2020