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Although I've been inside the Minnesota State Capitol many times - even had the opportunity to speak at press conferences and rallies there in 2013 as I fought for my home after foreclosure and as we fought to get the Home Owners Bill of Rights passed, never had I ever really seen the place until JCA sponsored the "Power Tour" in February.

“This American Life”, one of my favorite public media shows, recently aired an episode called “House Rules” and

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Protect Minnesota is the only non-profit organization in Minnesota working solely to prevent gun violence. We are a state-wide organization representing Minnesotans who want to change the discussion about gun violence and advocate for common sense legislation around this issue. We do this through education, through advocacy, and through passion for the belief that we can prevent gun injuries and deaths.
OAP convenes, trains organizers and leads research on race equity in Minnesota. JCA organizers have been trained as a part of OAP's organizing training with leaders in racial equity throughout the state.
Sabes Jewish Community Center, a multi-faceted organization serving the entire community, is our partner in VOICE, a program funded by the Minneapolis Jewish Federation with the goal of engaging and connecting the Russian-speaking Jewish elderly community in Minneapolis.
A key ally in our community reinvestment work and a partner in the Northside Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), the Minneapolis Urban League's mission is to link African descendants and other people of color to opportunities that result in economic success and prosperity, and effectively advocate for policies that eradicate racial disparities.
Prophetic Voices is a movement with a distinct but ambitious goal: to create a more just and abundant Minnesota where everyone can thrive.

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