ICYMI: Nekima at the first Minneapolis Mayoral Forum

Nekima participated in the first mayoral candidate forum this past Wednesday, along with 5 of the other mayoral candidates. If you missed it, you can watch the whole event or read some of the coverage below.



News Coverage

Uptake: Six Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates Face Off For First Time At Forum

MPR News: 6 Mpls. mayoral candidates stress records, differences in first forum of the year

Former Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds received the loudest applause of the evening when she called out the city's political establishment for being late to the game on wages and many other issues of racial equity. Nekima Levy-Pounds Nekima Levy-Pounds Matt Sepic | MPR News "It's not just the Republicans that we have to watch out for. It's DFLers who are comfortable with the status quo, who have had years to make changes to these policies and practices that would benefit all the residents of Minneapolis and not just jumping on the bandwagon when it's politically expedient to do so," Levy-Pounds said

Star Tribune: Candidates lay out their visions in first Minneapolis mayoral forum

Former Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds received the loudest applause of the evening when she called out the city's political establishment for being late to the game on wages and many other issues of racial equity. Nekima Levy-Pounds Nekima Levy-Pounds Matt Sepic | MPR News "It's not just the Republicans that we have to watch out for. It's DFLers who are comfortable with the status quo, who have had years to make changes to these policies and practices that would benefit all the residents of Minneapolis and not just jumping on the bandwagon when it's politically expedient to do so," Levy-Pounds said


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