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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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HISTORY OF OUR EVOLUTION At Voices for Racial Justice we have experienced three major evolutions of our longstanding community organizing training. In 1993 we started as the Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) responding to the need for locally based community organizing training in our state, given that many of our community members felt they had to…

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The Evolution of Policy and Research at Voices For Racial Justice

“America makes policies but they’re not for us. Why shouldn’t we make policies that will allow us to work with our people in the Caribbean, in Central and South America, in Africa, in the Isles of the Pacific? We are an international people. Why don’t we begin to act like it?”  — L. F. Muhammad…

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