At TakeAction Minnesota we believe in safety and justice for all. We believe in a future where every person is free to live lives that are joyful, stable, creative, and fulfilling. No matter the color of our skin, we all deserve to live in communities where we feel safe and our lives are valued. Right
In the weeks following George Floyd’s murder, TakeAction Minnesota reached out to tens of thousands of Minnesotans to check in, gauge their feelings about organizing work happening in Minneapolis, and hear what visions and ideas Minnesotans have for community safety.
Minnesotans are united in standing up to defend Black lives. We know that no matter the color of our skin or where we live, everyone deserves to be safe. We’ve been reaching out to community members in Minneapolis and throughout the state to find out what public safety really means. Across the board, one thing
No matter the color of our skin or where we come from, all of us deserve to live in a community where we feel safe and where our lives are valued.
Through our grief and pain over the murder of George Floyd, we are united by our resolve to defend Black lives. As groups like Black Visions, Reclaim the Block, and MPD150 have long stated, the crisis at MPD is decades in the making. We have the moral responsibility and civic duty to act together. We have the power to build a city that is anti-racist and safe for everyone.
Hello, my name is Maya Rogers, and I am a Data and Digital intern at TakeAction this summer. I am an incoming junior and psychology major at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and I am excited to be working with TAMN! I was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which means I feel particularly connected to what
The movement to divest from police and invest in communities is not new. For years, Black and brown organizers in the Twin Cities have been pushing us to re-imagine what our communities could look like if we stopped investing so much money in institutions like the Minneapolis Police Department. In a one-hour session held on
Today, George Floyd’s memorial was held in Minneapolis. The pain, rage, and grief across the Twin Cities is palpable. At the same time, our trauma is being transformed into the creation of something beautiful.
TakeAction Minnesota continues to follow the leadership of Black-led organizations and Black leaders across our multi-racial base. We are also operating through our lens as a multi-racial, statewide organization, lifting up the wisdom of members most directly impacted by injustice and violence inflicted by police and white nationalists.
This is Co-Governing When I’m on the doors, I hear a lot of people who don’t believe their voices have a place in our political process. This is wrong. Our government, and our economy, should be by us and for us. This election season, we have the opportunity to do politics differently. But we can’t
We did it! Driven by the leadership of workers, we won earned sick and safe time in Minneapolis for more than 123,000 people. From now on, all workers will be able to earn up to 6 days of paid sick and safe time. And they will be able to use them without being penalized for