affordable housing


Learning How to Be an Ally: Step 1

This is the first in a series of discovery, reflection, and action steps for our coverage of “2021: Year of Regeneration.” Please add your voice.

  • 01/01/2021
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Conversation With Acooa Ellis on Education

“It’s a red flag for me, very much top of mind — the impact of compounding societal challenges on education outcomes for kids who are already behind in access to opportunities.”

  • 12/16/2020

Magdalena Kaluza: Direct Action

“By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.”

  • 11/25/2020

The Alliance: Changing the Narrative

Essential to the work of The Alliance, Brown says, is developing respectful relationships so that everyone feels heard, which can mean “slowing down policy work to unpack power and other dynamics.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Realigning Affordable

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.

  • 03/24/2020

Make Housing a Priority When You Vote

Fond memories of my childhood in Nairobi include the endless hours of play outdoors in my family compound and wandering with friends. When returning

  • 10/01/2018

Overview: Affordable Housing

In the tapestry of a society, critical threads are that every member has a place to call home, access to sufficient food,

  • 03/01/2018

State Rep. Rena Moran: From a homeless shelter to the State Capitol

Rena Moran. Courtesy photo. The more I heard about laws and policies that kept the black community in a place

  • 10/01/2016

Slowed road to equality

The annual report on the status of women and girls in Minnesota. More than 60 people from a variety of organizations and coalitions gathered and analyzed data about economics, safety and security, health and reproductive rights, and power and leadership.

  • 05/02/2012