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On January 21st, 2017 one hundred thousand Minnesotans stood shoulder to shoulder in the cold of winter to declare Women's Rights Are Human Rights. As one of the largest rallies in Twin Cities history, the message was clear: We are better together. And thus Women's March Minnesota continues their grassroots efforts, building on the principals of Equality, Social Justice and Human Rights.
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Now is the time to speak out to your US Senators on the new version of the UNAFFORDABLE Health Care Act. Reach out to them during their break. Let them know that you oppose the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, and why. It’s critical that you call your friends and family in other states with Republican Senators. They need to tell their Senators that they don’t support the dismantling of Obamacare with the passage of the AHCA
Please let him know your thoughts, thank him for the things he has already said he would veto, and encourage him to protect the people of Minnesota from an extreme agenda that will push us back into structural deficits.”
Please call or email Governor Mark Dayton and tell him why you are opposed to this provision, that prevents undocumented immigrants from getting driver’s licenses, and ask him to use his power of veto to stop this provision becoming law as part of the Public Safety Bill (HF470).
The ongoing occupation of the Governor’s office, in response to an anti-immigrant provision in the Pubic Safety bill (HF470) is asking for people to join them.
“Reclaim MN: Day of Action for Working Families” is organized by Mainstreet Alliance and many other progressive groups, from now until 7 am Friday morning. In light of the “power-grabbing” bills being pushed right now, this rally calls for people to join them to remind the Legislature who they work for and whose house the Capitol is.
As the MN Legislative Special Session continues, please add your voice by tweeting or calling to let leadership know your positions on the budget bills under consideration. We need bills passed that will adequately fund our services.
If you are keen to use your experience to make a difference and impact policy, the Office of the MN Secretary of State announced this notice of current vacancies on Minnesota State Boards, Councils and Committees last week. Check out the list sent out by Rep. Connie Bernardy and see if any of openings are up your street.
Home stretch - MN legislative session ends tonight at midnight, 5/22 - please tweet, email or call Governor Dayton and your MN legislative representatives to support those bills and funding issues most important to you - today's the day! See the enclosed list of the most important issues on the table.
Jason Lewis is inviting constituents of CD2 to fill in a short survey (3 questions only) on 3 important issues – the border wall, bathroom choice for transgender students, the ban on US aid funding of any organizations that either discuss abortion as part of family planning or advocate for abortion rights as part of their work overseas.
A bill we thought was dead seems to be back on the table and the MN Republicans are trying to gauge local reaction to it, before possibly introducing the bill next session. This state-level bill contains provisions that mimic provisions in the national level ACHA Healthcare bill. It’s critical that we let the legislators know that Minnesota opposes this bill!
After the first 100 days, we've decided to rally every month to make our voices heard and keep the pressure on Senator Amy Klobuchar to be a bold and active voice in opposition to Trump.
Join me, your friends, and neighbors on #ResistTrumpTuesday, Tuesday, May 30 at 12pm to demand that Senator Amy Klobuchar publicly oppose Trump's agenda!
Protest: Trump Must Go!
Thursday, June 1
Federal Courthouse, downtown Minneapolis
4th Street & 4th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415
The drumbeat calling for Trump’s presidency to end is getting louder. Join us June 1 to add our voices to that chorus calling for Trump out now!
June 3, 2017
You are invited to an exclusive training opportunity hosted by Women's March Minnesota. Dr. Raj Sethuraju will be leading us through the topic of Messy Conversations about privilege, equity, diversity and intersectionality. Get your ticket here
8800 Penn Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431
Penn Lake Library meeting room. Bring your energy for learning organizing tactics and a few hours on this day. Event is open to all..OFA volunteers, SUM, Indivisible, etc
June 3, 2017
Attend LUNAFEST and enjoy great short films while supporting an important community cause. You'll have fun and make a difference.
Reproductive Rights Town Hall
Tuesday, June 6
Urban Growler Brewing Company
June 11, 2017
Equality March for Unity and Pride - Hosted by TC Pride