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: Validating the Immigrant Experience through Design

10/27/2014

Here is the latest edition of the Link: Validating the Immigrant Experience through Design.

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Minneapolis Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

10/27/2014

A few weeks ago, the city of Minneapolis commemorated Indigenous People’s Day for the first time ever. This Minnpost article captures the sentiments of several indigenous community members about what this day means to them.

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Southwest Journal: Coalition Urging $20 Million for Affordable Housing

10/09/2014

A group of community organizations, including Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers, Habitat for Humanity, and the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability, has assembled a campaign for $20 million for affordable housing in the city’s 2015 budget. The funding would include $15 million for the city’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund, $3 million for senior housing and $2 million for home ownership programs.

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As Met Council Changes Transit Priorities; Suburbs Say Not So Fast

10/09/2014

Last week, the Twin Cities’ five suburban counties held a dramatic meeting to announce concerns about the region’s transportation planning. At the center of the discussion was a list of “common and unique concerns” shared by the suburban counties. To most people, their concerns could be passed off as obscure. But to advocates and those who have worked with the Met Council to address the long standing issues in the region’s transportation system, the suburban counties efforts are nothing more than an attempt to roll back equity in our region.

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Organizer Roundtable: Organizing with a Class Lens

Join us for our upcoming Organizer Roundtable. Presenters will discuss how to approach organizing work through a class analysis. Be a part of the discussion to learn about the ways in which class intersects with race and place.

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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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