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.
The Link: A Justice Communications Toolkit and More
Check out the latest edition of the Link!
Minnpost: African Immigrant Services - A Culture of Community Innovation and Inclusion
Minnpost recently published a storygraphic that outlines the work of African Immigrant Services and how the organization plans to use community education and engagement to build the leadership of African immigrants and other underrepresented groups in the northwest suburbs of Hennepin County.
Updates on the MoveMN Campaign
The Move MN campaign has made huge strides in the past few weeks as coalition members prepared for the start of the legislative session. The room was packed for a joint hearing with the House and Senate Transportation Committees in February as elected officials, community representatives, and both local and national transportation experts testified on Minnesota’s need for comprehensive transportation funding this session.
Star Tribune: Council Votes to Oppose Light Rail Tunnels
The future of Southwest Light Rail grew increasingly unclear Wednesday after the Minneapolis City Council passed a resolution saying they oppose the tunnel option, while stopping short of draft language that also promised to deny municipal consent for the project. The tunnels are being eyed by the Metropolitan Council as an alternative to rerouting freight traffic through St. Louis Park, which that community opposes.
Organizer Roundtable: Equitable Transit Oriented Development - SWLRT and Beyond
Join the Alliance for our next Organizer Roundtable. Presenters will discuss what they are doing to ensure equitable development along our planned regional transitways.
Advancing an Equity Agenda for the Twin Cities Region
A CURA Reporter commentary by Neeraj Mehta and Tracy Babler explores how using an equity framework will provide disadvantaged communities access to opportunities such as housing, jobs, and education, thereby closing the racial gap that pervades the Twin Cities region.
Common Ground: Winter 2013
The winter 2013 of the Alliance’s newsletter, the Common Ground, tells powerful stories about our current issues and campaigns. It lifts up the work of our partner groups and shows how, together, we are creating opportunities to advance regional equity in the Twin Cities.