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More than a vote: transformational conversations for building power

As we reflect on this year’s midterm elections, we’re all experiencing a wide range of emotions: joyfully celebrating the wins, learning from the losses, and desiring to recharge a bit.

TakeAction Volunteer Joey Giffen-Hunter

Changing who decides and who benefits

This year, TakeAction Minnesota endorsed 42 candidates in every corner of Minnesota who are pushing for a better state for all Minnesotans. And guess what: together, we won.  Give today

TakeAction board member Erica Mauter

The Real Winners of Minnesota’s 2022 Election: Voters

In 2022, our democracy and our freedoms were on the ballot. We used our collective power at the polls to make our voices heard on the critical issues and compounding crises that matter most: defending our democracy, protecting our reproductive rights, transforming public safety, addressing the climate crisis, caring for our families and taking on greedy corporations that put profit before people. 

“There is no time for the same-old same-old:” Why I’m voting for Mary Moriarty for Hennepin County Attorney

I’m still thinking about Jaleel Stallings. I am troubled still that Mike Freeman’s Hennepin County Attorney office filed attempted murder charges against the Army veteran, who fired back at an

How I know every voter conversation matters

As TakeAction Minnesota’s data coordinator, I’m deeply invested in my work with our Field Team, using data to reach and mobilize voters for progressive, people-centered candidates and the communities we

Who is Kim Crockett, and why is she running for Secretary of State?

The Secretary of State is the chief elections officer. While elections are administered by local units of government, the Secretary of State’s office certifies elections returns, operates the statewide voter registration system, oversees other election duties. In addition to elections work, the Secretary of State’s office conducts the review, approval, and filings of all businesses and organizations in Minnesota.

We Deserve Affordable Prescription Drugs

Far too many Minnesotans are forced to choose between prescription drugs and other necessities, like rent and groceries. Many are even forced to go without their medications. It’s time to change the rules and create an official body that asks why prescription drugs are priced so high and starts getting these costs under control. We need to tell legislators to pick a side: Minnesota’s families or Big Pharma’s profits.

Pink and blue text on a white background, with a graphic silhouette of the State of Minnesota and the TakeAction Minnesota logo. "Prescription Drug Affordability Board"