Senate District 59 Town Hall Series

Join us for a special Town Hall Meeting

to discuss issues facing the 2019 legislative session

Monday, April 22, 2019

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  |  Food will be served

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  |  Meeting/Listening Session

Jenny Lind Elementary School 

5025 Bryant Ave N — Cafeteria

Special Guests: 

Attorney General Keith Ellison, Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Sen. Scott Dibble, Sen. Chuck Wiger, Sen. John Marty,  Rep. Frank Hornstein, City Council Member Phillipe Cunningham, County Commissioner Angela Conley, County Commissioner Irene Fernando, Park Board Commissioner Kale Severson, School Board Member Kerry Jo Felder and Eric Nauman

Topics Include:

Session Overview, Health Care, Education, Budget, and Transportation

If you have any questions, please contact: 651-296-9246

Sen. Champion and Rep. Dehn: Restoring the Right to Vote

Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL- Minneapolis), Rep. Raymond Dehn (DFL-Minneapolis), and a large group of advocates held a press conference today to highlight legislation to restore the right to vote for people who have served time and are living in their community.

Restore the Vote Coalition joins Senator Champion and Representative Dehn to push for legislation to allow people to vote after serving time

ST. PAUL, MN – A group of more than 90 organizations represented by the Restore the Vote MN coalition are joining Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) and Rep. Raymond Dehn (DFL-Minneapolis) to support legislation that restores the right to vote for the more than 53,000 Minnesotans who are living with a felony conviction.

 

WHO: Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, Rep. Raymond Dehn, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Anika Bowie of the Restore the Vote MN coalition, Women’s March Minnesota, ACLU-MN, NAACP Minneapolis, Republican Liberty Caucus, and faith-based leaders from ISAIAH and Jewish Community Action. Speakers will include a number of individuals impacted by the current law.

WHAT: Restore the Vote Legislation

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2019 — 9 a.m.

WHERE: B971 Capitol Press Room

United Black Legislative Caucus to Host Event Honoring Black History Month

ST. PAUL, MN – On Tuesday, February 26 the United Black Legislative Caucus will host a screening of the film The Rape of Recy Taylor at the Minnesota History Center. After the film, the Caucus will host a moderated discussion about Recy Taylor’s powerful story and the intersections of sexual assault, race and racism, and injustice that are still prevalent today.

What: Film screening and moderated discussion with the United Black Legislative Caucus

When: Tuesday, February 26 from 6-8 p.m.

Where: Minnesota History Center, 345 West Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN

Who: Rep. Ruth Richardson, Rep. Hodan Hassan, Rep. Mohamud Noor, Rep. Rena Moran, Sen. Jeff Hayden and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion

 

Tickets are free and available online HERE.