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Petition campaign begins to put Minneapolis police overhaul on ballot

Yes 4 Minneapolis, a political committee, began collecting petition signatures to ask voters this November whether to replace the department with a new entity that would take a “comprehensive public health approach to safety.” A coalition of progressive groups, such as Reclaim the Block and TakeAction Minnesota, are part of the effort.

Coalition launches petition to replace Minneapolis Police Department

Yes 4 Minneapolis — a coalition of groups including Reclaim the Block and TakeAction Minnesota — launched a petition drive Saturday in support of replacing the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department

Minnesota lawmakers begin debating clean energy legislation

“My home in Minneapolis sees warmer winters, more extreme cold and less snow than we’ve ever known, and my family of farmers in the Midwest experience more flooding and erratic

Inside the information war on Black voters

Black communities have been flooded with deceptive tactics aimed at depressing voter turnout. Organizers are fighting back. Michigan Liberation and TakeAction Minnesota, both part of the Win Black network, rely heavily on

The Best Way to Beat Trumpism? Talk Less, Listen More

Elianne Farhat, the executive director or TakeAction Minnesota, put it this way: “For too long our politics have been run by fancy consultants on the coasts narrowing our politics down

Battle for Minnesota Senate could shift balance of power at the state Legislature

Kenza Hadj-Moussa, a progressive organizer with TakeAction Minnesota, said supporters are “all hands on deck” through Election Day. “Stakes were high even before the pandemic struck, but there’s been such

Minneapolis Will Dismantle Its Police Force, Council Members Pledge

After the accusations of police brutality through the years, the failed past attempts at reform and then the horrific footage of Mr. Floyd’s killing — as well as the police response to protests that has included rubber bullets and tear gas — major changes to policing in Minneapolis are now inevitable, said Kenza Hadj-Moussa, a spokeswoman for TakeAction Minnesota, an advocacy group.

“No one feels safe calling the police, period,” she said. “They’re not doing their basic function of public safety.”