The People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus applauds Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson’s decision to join more than one dozen other attorneys general in a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
State Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) urged legislators today to get serious about protecting our children in Minnesota schools by passing sensible gun regulations in Minnesota.
St. Paul, Minn.— State Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) along with Rep. Raymond Dehn (DFL-Minneapolis) and Rep. Fue Lee (DFL-Minneapolis) are holding a Town Hall meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 to discuss issues facing the 2018 legislative session. Town hall meetings are informal public forums that give members of the community an opportunity to meet with their legislators to talk about emerging issues. The legislators will be informing community members of their roles and how they can help area residents.
The legislators have invited two special guests to participate in the meeing: City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison and County Commissioner Linda Higgins.
“We urge citizens to attend our town hall meetings so we can hear your concerns,” the legislators said. “Town hall meetings give us a better understanding of the issues that matter to our district and ideas on how to solve them.”
Monday, Feb. 19
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Food will be served
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Meeting/Listening Session
For more information regarding the town meetings, please call the office of Sen Bobby Joe Champion at 651-296-9246
Legislators, the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, leaders of faith, immigrant allies, and caring Minnesotans gather in solidarity today with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients who entered the United States as minors under the age of 16.
State Senator Bobby Joe Champion voted for a clean REAL ID bill yesterday that would have removed divisive and controversial language from the Senate Republican REAL ID legislation.
Sen. Bobby Joe Champion Celebrates Black History Month with Two Events: Screening of “Hidden Figures”
ST. PAUL, MN – Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL- Minneapolis) invites the press to attend two important events to celebrate Black History Month. The first event is a skype meeting between student scholars and NASA Astronaut Victor Glover at Minneapolis’ Best Academy. The second event is a private screening of Hidden Figures at Regal Cinemas Brooklyn Center Stadium with special guest, Alicia Robinson, also from NASA.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
WHAT: Private Screening of Hidden Figures
WHO: Senator Bobby Joe Champion, Alicia Robinson NASA
WHERE: Regal Cinemas, 6420 Camden Avenue North, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
TIME: Doors open at 6:30 pm, Movie begins at 7:00 p.m. (Limited Seating)
WHAT: Student / Astronaut discussion
WHO: Senator Bobby Joe Champion, NASA Astronaut Victor Glover, and 5th – 8th Grade student scholars attending Best Academy
WHERE: Best Academy – Penn, 2131 North 12th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.