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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Help Build the Northside Temporary Greenway

05/19/2016

Amazing things happen when people come together. The Grand Opening of the Northside Temporary Greenway is just a couple months away and we need your help! 

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The Link: Here is What the Legislature Could Still Get Done and More

05/19/2016

Here is the latest edition of the Link: Here is What the Legislature Could Still Get Done and More. 

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MPCA Moves to Shut Down Minneapolis Shredder

05/19/2016

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is taking legal steps to stop operations at Northern Metal Recycling. The facility, which operates a metal shredder at the site in North Minneapolis, is believed to be a primary source of particulate emissions that have repeatedly violated state air quality standards near the site since 2014, when the MPCA began operating air monitors near the facility.

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Why a Housing Scheme Founded in Racism is Making a Resurgence Today

05/19/2016

This article in the New York Times sheds light on how the disturbing practice of contract leasing is resurfacing as a result of restrictions that make it harder for people to access home loans. In its earlier incarnation, contract leasing it was an explicitly racist form of exploitation. And now it is victimizing the same groups again: mostly lower income and home buyers of color who can't access traditional credit.

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Transformative Equitable Development series: Community-Led Collaborations

Join the Alliance for our third session in our Equitable Development Series where we will learn about dynamic community-driven collaborations in the Twin Cities.
 

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Annual Report 2014
11/19/2015

At the Alliance, we are committed to advancing equity throughout the Twin Cities region. We apply a racial, economic, and environmental justice lens in our work because we see the interconnectedness between the outcomes that these issues produce. We believe that the disinvestment that communities of color experience as a result of racism cannot be separated from the lack of employment opportunities, inability to build wealth, inadequate transportation connections, climate change or lack of access to affordable housing and healthy food options. This is why we aim to work at the intersection of these issues, understanding that a holistic approach to equity will lead to a more vibrant region.

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Common Ground Summer 2015
06/15/2015

Our summer 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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