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Posts tagged with "Ban the Box"

Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Apr. 30 | Expand Human Rights Enforcement in Minnesota   By the Council on Black Minnesotans Fifty years ago, on July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson displayed courage and innovation by taking the unprecedented national step to attack the heart of...

Former inmate shares traumatic story of incarceration

Former inmate shares traumatic story of incarceration

Mar. 8 | Organizations partner to take next steps on “Ban the Box” legislation   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Minneapolis League of Women Voters is hosting “Interrupting the Prison Pipeline” program March 6 at Plymouth Congregational...

Second Chance advocates ‘make some noise’ on the Hill

Second Chance advocates ‘make some noise’ on the Hill

Jan. 23 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When Sarah Walker first lobbied the Minnesota Legislature on behalf of former offenders, she didn’t see it going over very well. “The first time I organized this, I was concerned that this would...