• No Justice No Peace

    Voices for Racial Justice releases its 2015-16 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity

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    2016 Racial Justice Agenda and Bill Watch

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  • BRIDGE Families: Building a Bridge from Prison to the Community

    Join BRIDGE Partners, Voices for Racial Justice, and families with incarcerated loved ones to build a bridge from prison to the community. Hear from the people most impacted by our system of incarceration and community leaders.

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Working with communities of color and American Indian communities to lead the way toward a more inclusive and equitable Minnesota.

What We Do

  • Organizing

    Grassroots community organizing is the core of our strategy. Our work is centered on racial justice and leadership training and organizing that brings multiracial and multicultural communities together to lead for change.

  • Advocacy

    Along with a network of partners, we advocate for change at all levels, in multiple settings. Through community-driven advocacy, we demonstrate how authentic community engagement makes for better policy.

  • Policy

    Our organizing and policy tools help leaders see how to build racial equity. Through this work, we push for the transparency and accountability among public leaders that is necessary to build racial justice together.

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Ashley
Fairbanks

Voices from the Inside: Ezekiel Caligiuri

For the past two years the men from the BRIDGE Trust have been strengthening the partnership with our people from Voices for Racial Justice to build the kinds of relationships necessary to rehumanize and re-integrate the men and women living in Minnesota prisons. And to re-analyze the typical narratives that have engulfed them and their…

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Voices for
Racial Justice

With a Focus on Equity, What A Difference A Year Can Make

A little over a year ago, I met with Principal Halee Vang of Hmong International Academy (HIA) to tell her that her school had been selected by Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) to partner with Voices for Racial Justice and pilot the Education Equity Project that includes the Pathway to Education Equity Tool. She thought this…

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