police

police-violence

Action = Change: Police Reform Legislation

April 15 — From a story by Axios: Black people are killed by police at higher rates than white people in

  • 04/15/2021
Cover-Sheila-Lamb-copy

Sheila Lamb: The View From Cloquet

I did not feel vindicated that my testimony was proven correct but a deep sadness that what was foretold has come to be.

  • 03/25/2021
Cover-Peggy-Flanagan-in-chat

Gov. and Lt. Gov Talk With Us About Trauma

The state has been “headed in the same direction for 162 years. Trying to turn the ship is a tall order, but we are in a moment where we have to get it done. If folks are not willing to be in that work with us, then they just have to get out of the way.”

  • 03/23/2021
Sunflowers_(44662222)

$3 Million Donation for Police Reform Efforts

The Pohlad Foundation will invest in innovations in public safety, law enforcement, anti-racism work, and is seeking applicants from the seven-county metro area.

  • 03/10/2021
Catherine Squires

View: Accountability, Punishment & Cancel Culture

Punishment culture encourages the view that an individual deserves harm — that the individual person is a “bad” person. Punishment marks someone as not worthy of belonging.

  • 03/09/2021
salenacover

The Statewide Push for Police Reform

Over the last five years, 60 percent of officer-involved shootings occur in Greater Minnesota.

  • 02/25/2021
transforming-Justice

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
cover-Valerie-Castile—SW-62Photo-Sarah-Whiting

Valerie Castile & Deneal Trueblood

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

  • 02/25/2021
cover-Group-books

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
cover-TheNewJimCrow

In the News: March 2021

Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline, Restorative Justice for Vets, Bias in Protests and Sentencing, Reparations, other resources

  • 02/25/2021
zine cover

Learning How to Be an Ally: Trauma-Informed

This section is in process Related stories now online:

  • 02/24/2021
camden-chief-marches-with-protesters___01105146656

Camden’s Reduction of Crime

New officers are required to knock on doors in the neighborhood they are assigned to patrol.

  • 01/24/2021