Voices for Racial Justice


Our  Blog is a storytelling platform for the exchange of many stories directing us towards a shared vision for racial justice. 

Protecting the Renters Credit is a Racial Justice Issue: Part One

This is the first piece in a series written in collaboration with Brett Grant (Voices for Racial Justice), Clark Biegler ... Read More
Brett Grant
Prepare and Prosper

Change is in the air: News of my transition from Voices for Racial Justice

Dear Friends, I am writing to share with you some changes – both in my life and at Voices for ... Read More
Vina Kay
Executive Director

A Powerful Voice for Education Equity

Sieara Washington is a member of the Voices for Racial Justice Education Equity Parent Fellowship. On January 15, she shared ... Read More
Sierra Washington
Voices for Racial Justice Education Equity Parent Fellowship

One Minnesota Cannot Be Colorblind

On January 9, 2019, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 19-01 into law. Executive Order 19-01 establishes the “One Minnesota Council ... Read More
Brett Grant
Director of Research and Policy


HISTORY OF OUR EVOLUTION At Voices for Racial Justice we have experienced three major evolutions of our longstanding community organizing ... Read More

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 ... Read More
Brett Grant
Director of Research and Policy

Our Paths to Wholeness: Grounding Healing in Our Visions for Racial Justice

I. I was very young when I started fearing my body and the pain it could hold. Often I would ... Read More
Gabriella Anaïs Deal-Marquéz
Interim Executive Co-Director, Communications

our mnisota: Racial Equity in 2018

“ We Are What We Imagine. Our Very Existence Consists Of Our Imagination Of Our Selves. Our Best Destiny Is ... Read More
Brett Grant
Director of Research and Policy

It’s Time to Show Up For an Open Internet

I am grateful to the elders in my family line that have taught me the power of telling our stories ... Read More
Gabriella Anaïs Deal-Márquez
Interim Executive Co-Director, Communications

Humans of Worthington

In 2017 Voices for Racial Justice brought our organizing cohort model to Worthington, MN. In the last year we’ve seen those ... Read More
Fayise Abrahim
Organizing & Training Director