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: Privilege Isn't What You Think and More

Here is the latest edition of the Link.

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Transit Coming to a Region Near You


From street cars, to light rail transit lines to bus rapid transit to the expansion of existing bus routes – one thing is clear: the Twin Cities is actively pursuing the build out of our regional transitways.

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The Livability of Minnesota's New Minimum Wage


On April 15, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill that officially increases the state’s minimum wage. The first increase begins on August 1, and raises minimum wage from $6.15 to $8.00 an hour. While this is a significant boost, a blog piece by HOME Line states that a household needs to earn $18.19 an hour in order to afford a two-bedroom apartment at market rate.

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Meet Sunny Chanthanouvong


Meet one executive director who is passionate about ensuring that his community's voice is added to the civic engagement process in Minnesota.

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Organizer Roundtable: Stops for Us - What's Next?

A powerful coalition of organizations secured 3 missing station stops along the Central Corridor at Western Ave, Victoria Street, and Hamline Avenue. Now that the stations are built and the Green Line is up and running, join us for our next Organizer Roundtable to hear these community leaders talk about what is next for their communities.

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National Report: Work for All the Crafts

A national report, released today by Good Jobs First, celebrates the restoration of the historic St. Paul Union Depot which created 660,000 hours of work for about 2,000 workers across 13 different trades. The report lifts up the work of the Stops for Us campaign which secured the three missing stations along the line, stimulating development and other potential benefits for the community. It also cites the work of HIRE Minnesota, whose efforts were instrumental in ensuring that people of color and women were hired for the jobs generated through the Union Depot project. 

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Common Ground: Spring 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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