Transforming Justice

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An Inside View of Minnesota’s 2020 Legislative Session

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.

  • 07/30/2020
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Action = Change: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing (Part 3)

White people often turn their gaze on people of color to gain knowledge, instead of back on their own communities

  • 07/13/2020
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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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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
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Social Transformation: ‘There is No Reforming MPD’

Local Black activists and artists discussed police abolition in a forum hosted by Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block. Part 1 in an ongoing series about transformative justice.

  • 06/03/2020
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Looking for Racial Justice : a 1992 Twin Cities Perspective on Protests

Where are the leaders who can understand and honor the experiences and hopes of people in this society who are left out of the justice equation.

  • 06/01/2020