Mega Knock for Nekima!

Join the People's Campaign as we hit the streets big time in Seward this Saturday! No experience necessary. We'll have a training before we head out, and you'll work in pairs.

Meet at Matthews Park Rec Center parking lot on 28th Ave. (2400 S. 28th St Minneapolis) at 10am. Refreshments will be provided.  

We are coming out as a show of force! Looking forward to seeing you at the Mega Knock :)

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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.

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Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds Inspires Social Change At Gustavus Conference

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"It's important for young people to understand that they have a role to play in the fight for social change. Many of our social justice movements have been led by young people who have simply been fed up with the status quo. If you look at what happened in the 1950's and 60's, we saw young people become involved in the Civil Rights movement, college students jumping on buses from Northern States and going to the South to register African Americans to vote. We need that same type of energy and motivation to change the status quo now," said Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds. 

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Phonebank with #TeamNekima

Phonebank with #TeamNekima

Phone banking is one crucial way for progressive candidates and campaigns to reach out to voters, volunteers, supporters, and potential delegates. We need your time and energy to help us reach out to all our neighbors.

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Let’s Talk About Race Report

Center for Social Inclusion's “Let’s Talk About Race: How Racially Explicit Messaging Can Advance Equality”

Friends-- Check out the Center for Social Inclusion's “Let’s Talk About Race: How Racially Explicit Messaging Can Advance Equality” report, which explores how talking about race directly can encourage people to support progressive fiscal policies and initiatives. This is extremely important for our city and region as we demand Minneapolis lead the resistance against Trump’s agenda!

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#theTimeisNow

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Why did it take Trump to act?

Friends, I find it to be pretty sad and disturbing that it has taken the election of Donald Trump and a competitive Mayoral race (and city council races) to "energize DFLers" at City Hall in Minneapolis. Communities of color and those on the margins have been crying out for years for the political establishment to address the myriad racial disparities, police abuse, high unemployment rates, homelessness, discrimination, and affordable housing concern that have plagued the city for years.

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Stacking the Deck

Friends -- here's the latest campaign news in the Star Tribune. We need your support at minneapolisfornekima.com/donate to fight back against these unfair and unprecedented decisions by the Campaign Finance Board.

Please give as you are able, no donation is too small! If you are unable to join our 200-plus donors who have generously supported us in the last month, we are also building our base of campaign volunteers at http://www.minneapolisfornekima.com/volunteer. This is the people's campaign, and it will be powered by your time and involvement. Sign up today to help us engage the community, share the message, and win this race together!

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Nekima's $31 by the 31st Challenge

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