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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Sep 15, 2016
Last week, music and environmental justice were brought together in a stellar way. The local Minneapolis band Poliça used their music and passion to elevate the problem of lead poisoning and put Northern Metals (NMR) on display for all of Minneapolis to hear and see.
Sep 12, 2016
Today, low-wage workers, faith leaders, striking nurses and allies marched down West Broadway, demanding the Minneapolis City Council pass a $15 minimum wage ordinance as soon as possible. The march stopped at big businesses that profit off of poverty, including fast food restaurants, payday lending companies, and banks.
Aug 31, 2016
With a mandate for a $15 minimum wage from voters, low-wage workers and advocates vow to pass a wage increase in 2016 Today, in a victory for big business groups and the Minneapolis City Council, the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision ordering a $15 minimum wage charter...
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