POCI Caucus

People of Color and Indigenous Caucus on the Election of Melisa López Franzen as DFL Caucus Leader

The Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus members congratulate Senator Melissa López Franzen on her newly elected position as the Senate DFL leader. We are confident in her abilities to lead the Senate Minority caucus from a deep sense of service and advocacy to every community and region of our State. We are proud to call her a friend and a member of our Caucus.

POCI Caucus Statement on Public Safety Accountability

Today, Monday June 28, the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus (POCI) introduced a number of amendments to the Public Safety and Judiciary budget bill. This is in response to the absence of several necessary accountability measures in the current bill language. The POCI Caucus is also calling on Governor Walz to use his executive authority to enact several reforms. The POCI Caucus released the following statement.

POCI Caucus to Hold Press Conference on Public Safety Accountability and POST Board Actions

Today, Monday, June 28th at 12pm, members of the Minnesota Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus will hold a press conference to discuss upcoming public safety amendments and requests to the Governor for support for POST Board actions.… Read More »POCI Caucus to Hold Press Conference on Public Safety Accountability and POST Board Actions