• Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity

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  • 2015 Racial Equity Agenda & Bill Watch

    Let's be clear.
  • OAP is now Voices for Racial Justice

    Celebrating a name change, as well as the journey that got us here...

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  • Organizing

    We believe in the power of people to define barriers and create solutions.

  • Advocacy

    Along with a network of partners, we advocate for community-driven change

  • Policy

    Our organizing and policy tools help leaders see how to build racial equity.

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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Voices for
Racial Justice

Raise Your Voice for Inclusive Democracy Today!

Throughout the current legislative session, Voices for Racial Justice has tracked a number of bills as part of our Racial Equity Bill Watch. As the session moves forward and nears its end, several bills originally included in this list are being incorporated as provisions in omnibus bills. One such omnibus is the Elections Omnibus Bill…

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Voices for
Racial Justice

Racial Equity Bill Watch Offers a Check-In on Progress

Let’s be clear. Although Minnesotans have seen significant policy changes within the last few years, disparities that disenfranchise and isolate communities of color around the state continue to exist. In order to eliminate these disparities, we must work to engage communities in the conversation and analysis, as well as think critically about the way in…

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