Saba

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Saba is one of many urban farmers in Minneapolis who liberate communities and improve health by supporting people in growing their own food.  She is the lead farmer at Common Roots Garden where she grows herbs, greens, and other produce that’s used in the café and teaches volunteers and school groups about how food is grown.

NOC Rising

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The same day the office of MN Neighborhoods Organizing for Change burned to the ground, in what was determined to be arson, they organization rallied the largest march for workers rights in the national day of action.  MN NOC proved that they are more than a building, they are a movement.

Indigenous Dancers, Stop Tar Sands March

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The Stop Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul, Minnesota rallied allies from across the Midwest including environmental organizations and indigenous groups to protect water, climate, and our communities from the threat of dirty tar sands.  While tar sands already flow from Canada to the United States, there are proposals to greatly expand imports to the U.S. in the Midwest, and on the coasts, through an extensive network of pipelines, rail infrastructure and tankers.

Keith Ellison and Aaron Mair, Stop Tar Sands March

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The Stop Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul, Minnesota rallied allies from across the Midwest including environmental organizations and indigenous groups to protect water, climate, and our communities from the threat of dirty tar sands.  While tar sands already flow from Canada to the United States, there are proposals to greatly expand imports to the U.S. in the Midwest, and on the coasts, through an extensive network of pipelines, rail infrastructure and tankers.  U.S. Representative Keith Ellison has been a strong advocate for climate justice and Sierra Club Executive Director Aaron Mair has been working with congress to pass laws protecting the environment.

American Indian Movement, Stop Tar Sands March

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The Stop Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul, Minnesota rallied allies from across the Midwest including environmental organizations and indigenous groups to protect water, climate, and our communities from the threat of dirty tar sands.  While tar sands already flow from Canada to the United States, there are proposals to greatly expand imports to the U.S. in the Midwest, and on the coasts, through an extensive network of pipelines, rail infrastructure and tankers.

#blacklivesmatter

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Black Lives Matter Minneapolis began just after the non-indictment decision in the case of police shooting 18-year old victim Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. As activists across the nation rallied, a group of individuals in Minneapolis answered this call as well.

Working as a group of organizers comprised of mostly Black LGBTQ individuals, Black Lives Matter Minneapolis’ goal is to prevent the deaths and disproportionate policing of Blacks, and to improve the quality of life for people of color in Minnesota.

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Black Lives Matter Minneapolis began just after the non-indictment decision in the case of police shooting 18-year old victim Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. As activists across the nation rallied, a group of individuals in Minneapolis answered this call as well.

Working as a group of organizers comprised of mostly Black LGBTQ individuals, Black Lives Matter Minneapolis’ goal is to prevent the deaths and disproportionate policing of Blacks, and to improve the quality of life for people of color in Minnesota.