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: Mapping America's Renters and More


Here is our latest edition of the Link: Mapping America's Renters and More. 

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Nine Reasons to Celebrate the New Minimum Wage


Minnesota’s minimum wage increased to $9.00 on Saturday for large employers (and $7.25 for youths and small employers) thanks to legislation passed in April 2014. Next year, the wage will increase again, to $9.50 for large employers and $7.75 for small employers and youth. This is predicted to increase the incomes of roughly 325,000 Minnesotans. It’s good news for everyone else, too, because it will also strengthen our economy. This blog from Minnesota Budget Bites highlights nine reasons we should celebrate this increase.

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The Link: Planning for People, Not Profit and More


Here is our latest edition of the Link: Planning for People, Not Profit and More. 

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The American Disabilities Act: Celebrating 25 Years


The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is 25 years old this month. From transit to housing to access to democracy, the ADA has had a huge and positive impact on persons with disabilities. This article from the Metropolitan Council highlights some of these accomplishments. A separate broadcast featured on Minnesota Public Radio points out some of the challenges that remain to ensure people with disabilities are to access the same rights as other Americans.

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Organizer Roundtable: Gentrification and Displacement in the Twin Cities

Join us for our next Organizer Roundtable. Presenters will provide examples of where they see gentrification happening in the region and ways they are organizing to ensure that as communities improve, residents get to stay and enjoy it. Be a part of the conversation to discuss the ways in which development can increase community livability while simultaneously enabling residents to stay in the neighborhoods they love.  

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Equitable Transportation Investments for All Minnesotans

Investing in a comprehensive transportation system, including public transit, roads and bridges, and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, will create greater access to jobs and opportunities for all Minnesotans. These investments make our state more economically competitive and position Minnesota to thrive in an increasingly global economy. To maintain our competitive advantage, build up our under-utilized local assets, and generate entrepreneurial activity, Minnesota needs to step up and make the kind of game changing investments that will lead to long-term, shared prosperity. test

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Common Ground Summer 2015

Our spring 2015 edition of the Common Ground includes a feature on our MoveMN work, a story on the importance of community involvement on advisory committees for Light Rail Transit projects, a highlight of our Ladders of Opportunity work and updates on HIRE Minnesota. 

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