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News Digest special edition: Minnesota music! 🎵

It’s time for another special ~summer~ edition of the News Digest! Now, we’re turning to music. Jess and Katie invited me (Laura, she/her, Fundraising Specialist at TakeAction) to guest-write this

Reflections from the 2023 People’s Action National Convention

It’s almost been a month since our team headed to Washington, DC with 10 TakeAction leaders for the People’s Action National Convention, and I’m still reflecting on what this experience

Reflecting + building: anything is possible when we show up together.

As we reflect on the last year, what stands out most are the moments we held each other in solidarity, in heartbreak, and in victory. Across the state, and the nation, our basic rights were put up for debate. And through it all, we stood together on the picket line, in protest, and at the ballot box.  Give now, and together, we can rein in corporate greed, make our communities safer, win paid time to care for ourselves and our loved ones, push for major investments in our schools and homes, pass policies that support expanded access to affordable medicine, and so much more.

Graphic image: Pink and blue block text on a white background says "Anything is possible when we show up together." TakeAction Minnesota logo in lower left corner; yellow sparkles around the text.

Amazon is a threat to us all. Rise up.

I’ve spent the past year researching Amazon for Awood Center, an organization dedicated to building East African worker power. When I started my research, I quickly realized that Amazon isn’t

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Tech FAQ: 2022 People’s Celebration / Tech FAQ: 2022 Celebracion del Pueblo

*En español abajo*  When is the People’s Celebration?   Thursday, December 8, 7pm – 8pm CST   Where will it be held?   Online via Zoom Webinar   Where do I find the Zoom

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MEDIA ADVISORY: TakeAction Minnesota, Amazon workers, Awood Center and community members to hold Workers Rising action at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Shakopee

Shakopee, Minn – On Thursday, December 8, over 100 community members and Amazon workers are advancing the fight for fair wages, worker safety, corporate accountability, and climate justice with a public program and demonstration outside Amazon’s Shakopee fulfillment center. Demonstrators will call on Amazon to take responsibility for its impact on our climate by paying for a just transition to clean energy in Minnesota. 

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Announcing our 2022 People’s Celebration Honorees: Labor Movement Champions

As we reflect on the past year, we know more is possible because local leaders and workers took courageous action for better, safer communities and dignity in the workplace.    I’m

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