Since 2016, the two nonprofits have run Produce Share Program, a partnership to grow fresh produce for SCHS patients as well as provide health education and help improve life for everyday folk living in South Minneapolis.
For those doing the work, it means more than posting selfies with “I Voted” stickers or holding signs at a protest.
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) in September launched the U.S. version of the “House of Memories” — a dementia awareness program developed in the United Kingdom for people caring for people with dementia.
It may not have been the blue wave that some had predicted, but Democrats made significant gains nationally and across the state of Minnesota.
For James Badue-El, that drive means charting a clear path to helping prevent recidivism for himself and others and creating authentic connections within the community.
Brown said that prior to his run he defended the underdog and championed criminal cases for the less fortunate while working as an attorney for almost two decades in Ramsey County. Now, he stands as an underdog candidate to serve as a Minnesota Appeals Court judge in November.
A William Mitchell College of Law graduate with over a decade of private practice experience, Calandra Revering is one of the only Black women criminal defense attorneys in the state.
BVMM sponsored the evening at the Minneapolis Urban League, hosted by Robbins and activist Bill English and moderated by former Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton.
The idea of a statewide focus to address narrative change in the news media was a convincing point for the Foundations to fund the coalition, added Jolly. “We had some other [proposals], but they weren’t as diverse. What impressed the Foundations was the quality of the coalition representing many facets of our community.”
For decades, Josie Johnson has been one of Minnesota’s foremost leaders in civil rights activism. Now a new fellowship at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs has been named in her honor.