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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Oct 19, 2016
A few weeks ago, September 30th-October 2nd, NOC sent a delegation along with 150 activists from Minnesota up to the camps to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their defiant and powerful stance against the Dakota Access Pipeline, also known as DAPL: the Black Snake. This is a pipeline...
Oct 09, 2016
On Monday, September 26th, millions of Americans gathered in homes, restaurants, community spaces, and more to see the highly anticipated first showdown--whoops, I mean debate--of major party presidential candidates Sen. Hillary Clinton (D) and Mr. Donald Trump (R). Hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, many wondered what issues...
Oct 05, 2016
Results of the city of Minneapolis’ minimum wage study show that a $15 minimum wage phased in by 2021 would lift wages for 71,000 workers, disproportionately Black and Latinx, with no significant differences to businesses’ operational costs (p. 57-71).
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