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Next Step Program: How Healing and Transformation Can Emerge From Violence

An elementary school child looked out the window and saw…

Images from the Chisholm Juneteenth Celebration

Getting to know ourselves better. A glimpse of Minnesota communities: Juneteenth in Chisholm, and North Minneapolis.

Global Rights for Women Announces a Report on Minneapolis Police Response to Domestic Violence

"In reality, we focus more on robbers, drug dealers, and gangsters, when in fact ... these are the same people committing domestic violence. Maybe our focus should be on abusers, and it would have a trickle-down effect to other violent crimes."

CALL series: Talking About Juvenile Justice Reform

On Tuesday we listened at a forum that featured a…

Major Public Safety and Gun Legislation Bills Signed Into Law (and Some of the Debates Against Them)

"Red flag" gun legislation will restrict access to people who are in danger of using guns to cause harm, including in domestic violence issues. Opposition voices included here...

Part 2: House Debates About Gun Legislation and Restorative Justice

The Minnesota legislature has been working for several months on new public safety policy. As the session winds down, they are closer on several progressive measures. This story reflects some of the conversation that members have had about the provisions in past debates.

NEWS: Two Recent Minneapolis Events Showcase New Imagination Around Public Safety

Junauda Petrus and Rep. María Isa are helping to bring attention to long-standing and generally underappreciated approaches to address public safety

Farming Needs Addressed in Town Hall and Omnibus Agriculture Bill

"I would like to see a proliferation of farmers markets in Greater Minnesota and regional community markets. The more we can invest in them, the better.”

Racial Justice Network: Frank Talk About the Pushback to Reforming Criminal Legal System

Minneapolis police chief Brian O'Hara: "I perceived that everyone here wanted to change: residents, government, police officers. And I was wrong. People absolutely want progress, but people don't really want change.”

Minnesota Mothers Testify to U.N. Delegation About Losing Their Children to Police Violence

This ongoing series of testimonials shares the stories of pain direct from mothers of Black sons killed by police

Part 1: House Discussion About No-Knock Warrants, Bias Registry, and More

"Two mosques have been burned in the last 48 hours in Minnesota. They are the target of hate and bigotry, and we’re sitting here pretending that there is no problem."