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Racial Equity

02/10/20
  • Health Care
  • Racial Equity

High rankings on health outcomes mask distressing racial disparities

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Minnesota’s overall high rank among states for various health outcomes masks worst-in-the-nation disparities. We must focus on addressing racial disparities and improving health equity to make Minnesota a state where everyone can live their healthiest lives.
10/17/19
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work
  • Racial Equity

Census data illustrate opportunity gaps

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Even in this relatively strong economy, nearly 1 in 10 Minnesotans find that lack of good paying jobs, challenging transportation obstacles, and other barriers make it hard to afford the essentials, much less get ahead.
08/21/19
  • Federal Issues
  • Immigration
  • Racial Equity

Trump administration continues assault on New Americans with new rule

A new "public charge" policy would make it harder for New Americans to keep their families together and puts new roadblocks on their path to citizenship.
01/07/19
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Racial Equity
  • Minnesota Budget

Good session to you! Let’s make racial equity a key focus this year

It’s that time of year again. The 2019 Legislative Session is beginning, so the Minnesota Budget Project team is getting...

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