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Racial Equity

04/07/20
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Immigration
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues
  • Racial Equity
  • Health Care

Racial equity should be at the core of coronavirus responses

Due to the impact of historical racism and ongoing forms of discrimination and bias, BIPOC communities (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) will more acutely feel the economic and health effects of this coronavirus crisis. Without attention to equity, they are more likely to be left out of the policy responses.
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.

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