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The Democratic National Committee announced the Minnesota DFL as a recipient of a grant from the State Party Innovation Fund (SPIF), a first-of-its-kind, competitive grant program that incentivizes early organizing through state parties and supports efforts to engage local communities.

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Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would be imposing sanctions on Iran, severely hampering the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) deal – also known as the Iran Deal – former president, Barack Obama issued a statement decrying Trump’s action.

  • By Alejandra Oliveras Afrodecendientes
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The Latino Youth Development Collaborative (LYDC) last week graduated 18 promotores y promotoras de educación (someone specially trained to provide health education) with the skills needed to help families navigate the sometimes murky waters of the Minnesota public education system.

  • By Lauren Poteat NNPA Newswire Contributor
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As a rising star in the public relations field, Alonda Thomas has always sought to inspire young, Black women who want to break into the industry. Earlier this year, Thomas was named the director of Public Relations in Howard University’s Office of Communications.

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Twin Cities R!SE has developed the “Minnesota Employers’ Fair Chance Hiring Guide” to support efforts to recruit, hire, train and retain job seekers with criminal records.

  • By William J. Ford The Washington Informer/NNPA Member
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WASHINGTON, D. C. – The NAACP announced the group has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, the U.S. Census Bureau and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, “to combat the imminent threat that the 2020 Census will substantially undercount African-Americans and other people of color in…