The Alliance for Metropolitan Stability is a coalition of grassroots organizations that advances racial, economic and environmental justice in growth and development patterns in the Twin Cities region.

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The Link: The Missing Part of the Unemployment Story and More

08/07/2014

Here is the latest edition of the Link.

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Met Council Provides Equity Commitment Response

08/07/2014

The Metropolitan Council is following up on requests to build more racial equity into the $1.653 billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project. The Metropolitan Council published documents Monday that show how it will address transit service, land use, jobs, affordable housing and other issues raised in May by the Equity Commitments Coalition for SWLRT, a coalition of 30 groups representing communities of color.

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Green Line Illuminates Rondo Story

08/07/2014

After its first month of service, Metro Transit's new Green Line light rail line is exceeding ridership expectations – and opening new learning opportunities to learn about the Rondo community for its passengers.

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Minnpost: To Make Sure Everyone Succeeds, We Must Provide Equity and Opportunity

08/07/2014

A recent MinnPost article linked to a story reporting that the Twin Cities has the lowest unemployment rate of any large metropolitan area in the country. However, it failed to mention that the 13-county metropolitan area also has the largest racial disparities in employment in the United States. In 2013, 77 percent of whites in the Twin Cities were employed, compared to only 52 percent of blacks and 39 percent of American Indians.

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Organizer Roundtable: Organizing in the American Indian Community

Join us for our upcoming Organizer Roundtable. Organizers and other community leaders in the American Indian community will share how they are building power to advance their issues and campaigns.

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Equity Commitments for Southwest Light Rail Transit
05/23/2014

The following document of transit-related equitable outcomes are based on a series of conversations focused on how communities of color in Minneapolis can benefit from the SWLRT project. We are offering targeted strategies that will create wealth and economic opportunity. A particular emphasis on north Minneapolis was applied to these equity commitments.

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Common Ground: Spring 2014
06/03/2014

The latest issue of the Common Ground features a cover story about creating geographies of opportunity throughout the Twin Cities. It also highlights our work at the Move MN table to pass a comprehensive transportation bill and shares stories from our other campaigns that are producing more equitable outcomes in the region.

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