November 2014

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  • Our Statement on the Grand Jury’s Decision in Ferguson

    We are saddened but not surprised. We are angered but not deterred. 
     
    Yesterday, a grand jury chose not to indict Michael Brown's killer, Darren Wilson. Today, the quest for justice marches on. Michael Brown was the victim of police violence, and of a justice system that has failed families of color for too long.
     
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  • From Arizona to the White House

    "What makes us Americans is our shared commitment to an ideal, that all of us are created equal, and all of us have the chance to make of our lives what we will."
    - President Obama, 11/20/2014, announcing a series of executive actions on immigration

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  • From Student Council to Wellstone

    Emily ran for student council president, the Wellstone Way.

    She was in 6th grade, frizzy hair, not exactly part of the popular group, but determined to make a difference. So Emily got to work, circulating a newsletter, waking up early to greet all her classmates during the morning bell, talking about her ideas to improve the school. She didn't win, but it was the experience that launched her career.

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  • Stand Up, Keep Fighting

    Like you, I went to bed too late on Tuesday, November 4, struggling to make sense of the results that were rolling in.

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