Transforming Justice

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Q&A: Chanda Smith Baker, Minneapolis Foundation

What gives me optimism is conversation around not just police reform, but race and systemic issues. This time feels significantly different — the level of outcry across the world that has happened.

  • 10/25/2020
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Releasing Secrets

I began to write, and reach out to, and speak up for those who share dark experiences.

  • 10/25/2020
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Visual Q&A: Nicole Archbold on Policing in Minnesota

We talked with Nicole Archbold of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety about topics ranging from defunding police to how we get past an ‘us versus them’ mentality in justice work.

  • 10/10/2020
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The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Racism in Minnesota

Richardson opened with the reminder that we are beyond asking a child “what’s wrong with you” and are replacing it with “what has happened to you?”

  • 10/07/2020
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Domestic Violence in Minnesota: Data and Solutions

“There is funding for handling a crisis, and advocacy after violence, but not much for programming to change the behavior of those who use violence. To prevent future violence it takes a sustained investment.”

  • 10/07/2020
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Visual Q&A: Collective Action conversation

Talking with three Collective Action storytellers

  • 10/04/2020
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Mapping Urban Art

“I didn’t realize that I would have an understanding of an archive as having a role in changing society.”

  • 08/25/2020
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Photo Diaries: Uprising

Five photographers write about what they saw and felt while becoming part of the memorial to the uprising after George Floyd’s murder.

  • 08/25/2020
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Reflecting on Now

I feel there is no way of healing from this without the support and collaboration of others.

  • 08/25/2020
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Future Heirlooms

People are anxious for normalcy, but that also means returning to the status quo, and we can no longer tolerate that.

  • 08/25/2020