A dialogue about reinstating Minnesota’s corrections ombudsman.
I recently announced my plans to transition from my role at Voices for Racial Justice, moving to Race Forward as vice president of movement and capacity building.
Although the Department of Corrections has said it has returned to “modified operations” at the Stillwater prison, family members report hearing from their incarcerated family of still very restricted activity and limited access to nutrition, rehabilitative programs, and the social interaction that promotes overall wellbeing.
What funding did survive was a start at best Voices for Racial Justice’s (VFRJ) 10th annual Legislative Report Card gave the 2015-16 Minnesota Legislature a failing grade after this year’s session. The body failed to pass nearly half of the racial equity bills proposed in this year’s session. “The legislature earned an F,” VFRJ Research […]