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How Do You Define Transforming Justice?

Sarah Curtiss: Breaking Patterns When I think of trans- forming justice, I think of the way that we are with

  • 02/25/2021
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Valerie Castile & Deneal Trueblood

I am tired of the lip service. Let’s do this.

  • 02/25/2021
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Public Safety Voices in Minneapolis

Minneapolis received a lot of attention in 2020 for public safety. Some believe stronger law enforcement is needed to combat

  • 02/25/2021
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Vitality in Community Journalism (+TOC)

The extensive reporting of this issue, in print and online, would not have been possible without a generous grant from The Minneapolis Foundation.

  • 02/25/2021
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Visions of Justice

I am still looking for how justice can show up for us.

  • 02/25/2021
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Mary Moore Easter: On the Page, In the World

In my fear, I was convinced that if I could amass a group of Black women, the sight of us would bring this dangerously behaving man to his senses.

  • 02/25/2021
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Learning How to Be an Ally: Reforming Policing & Punishment

How do we reimagine the work of reducing poverty, supporting mental health services, and dealing with trauma to minimize substance abuse and violence, in order to diminish the need for police to step in as an end to those consequences?

  • 02/25/2021
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LEGACY STORIES: System of Crime & Punishment

1987: “A lot of it is chemical dependency problems and economic problems. It’s unfortunate that we don’t intervene in a meaningful way [first].”

  • 02/24/2021
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Why I support Compassion & Choices legislation

As a long-time journalist, my training taught me to not interject myself in the news, in advocacy, in expressing opinions

  • 02/21/2021
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I am 85 and contemplating arrest again

When I look at my five grandchildren, ages 10 to 26, I am determined to continue to do everything in my power to create a world that is free of these horrendous weapons.

  • 02/06/2021
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VIEW: Practicing Unity

I asked and listened to what voters told me about their hopes — about better jobs, wages, healthcare, and education. I also heard their fears — of more taxes, immigrants, gun laws, and “defunding the police.”

  • 02/04/2021
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CAAL Releases Pioneering Economic Report on Asian Minnesotans

Many report that their cultural communities value familial interdependence, such as caregiving, establishing lending circles, and sharing housing. Some indicated the difficulty of adapting to the U.S. system of economic individualism.

  • 01/26/2021