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$1 Million for Twin Cities Black-Owned Businesses

A grant to the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) will give funds to support Black-owned entrepreneurs in Minneapolis

  • 03/09/2021
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Legislative Priorities from WoMN Act

In honor of our joint commitment to promote the progressive, women-led interests of equity and justice for all in this state, we are showcasing some of the legislation WoMN Act is supporting this year.

  • 01/27/2021
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Q&A Esther Agbaje: State Representative 59B

In August, Esther Agbaje ousted an incumbent and won the Democratic primary to represent parts of North Minneapolis and downtown

  • 11/16/2020
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Priorities: Minnesota’s People of Color and Indigenous Caucus

This is a digital-only story The Minnesota Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus includes 19 representatives in Senate

  • 09/22/2020
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Re-Envisioning Equity

When diverse voices are not invited, or do not feel welcome, to join conversations in rooms where important decisions are being made, the dollars that are distributed don’t include that community.

  • 11/01/2018

Working overtime for Minnesota

A day in the life of Jamie Becker-Finn, first-term state representative. “The best days are the days where I feel like I’ve been able to communicate my point of view well, and still get home in time to actually see my kids and read them their books before bedtime.”

  • 07/01/2017

‘African-American history is American history’

“Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn’t know it from what we’re taught in our schools.”

  • 07/02/2012