NOC is a grassroots member-led organization building power in under-resourced communities and communities of color across the Twin Cities, focused on the intersection of race, the economy and public policy.
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Mar 17, 2017
NOC is proud to endorse Jeremiah Ellison for Minneapolis City Council, Ward 5. As Jeremiah describes his vision: “For me, dreaming is a political orientation.” Jeremiah’s political orientation to dreaming means he operates with a sense of joyful and open-hearted possibility. His calling as an artist has carried into his...
Mar 14, 2017
The food service industry in the United States has set itself apart from other countries through its unspoken requirement of leaving a tip. Yet, the origin of this custom isn't only racist, but has a direct legacy from slavery. Tipping was a custom that wealthy traveling Americans brought back from...
Mar 10, 2017
The City Council makes important decisions about our city from a $15 minimum wage to funding for the police. In 2017, all 13 City Council seats and the mayor are up for election -- and we have an opportunity to elect candidates who will transform our city into one of...
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