Thanks for reading this article for free.

You can help us write the next one by joining Sahan Journal’s sustainer community. 

Your monthly donation helps Sahan Journal cover Minnesota's immigrants and communities of color. Please join hundreds of Sahan Journal sustainers who make our work and mission possible.


Your contribution is appreciated.

To continue reading this article and others for free, please sign up for our newsletter.

Sahan Journal publishes deep, reported news for and with immigrants and communities of color—the kind of stories you won’t find anywhere else.

Unlock our in-depth reporting by signing up for our free newsletter.

Success! You're on the list.

Confused by all the legal squabbles around the Minneapolis public safety amendment? We’ve got you covered! Your vote will count—and here’s a breakdown of what you’re voting on.

We’ve updated our ballot amendment FAQ to answer all your questions about the legal challenges, the judicial rulings–and what you need to do to make your voice heard in the city election this fall. Know this: A ballot amendment will give people in Minneapolis the opportunity to vote on a new plan. Does that mean abolition, defunding, reform, or something else? We’ve got answers!