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: Meet Shauen Pierce and More

11/24/2014

Here is the latest version of the Link.

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Twin Citians Want Better Bus, Walking and Biking Infrastructure

11/24/2014

The Star Tribune reports that politicians across party lines are backing the bus system run by Metro Transit, and many from both parties are in favor of expanding it. Bus riders are also asking for improvements to bus service. Over a series of workshops and engagement sessions, riders were able to suggest improvements they would like to see as Metro Transit moves toward adopting a Service Improvement Plan. 

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Minnpost: In Defense of the Met Council

11/24/2014

This article in the Minnpost raises important points about the recent criticism that the Metropolitan Council has received. While the council is far from perfect, the article indicates that the attacks appear to be part of a larger strategy to undermine the agency’s effectiveness in taking a regional approach to strategies for growth and prosperity in the Twin Cities.

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Focus on Racial Inclusion to Build a Stronger Economy

11/24/2014

This post by Rooflines shows how racial inequality hinders the country’s long-term economic success and also points out solutions by illustrating the benefits of racial equity.

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Organizer Roundtable: Working Together, Building Collective Power

Join us for our next Organizer Roundtable to hear how communities of color are coming together to advance our collective power. Be a part of the conversation to learn about the opportunities that exist to move forward in the racial justice work in a more coordinated way.

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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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the latest newsletter

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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