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In an article published today by the Star Tribune, ULTC President and CEO Steven Belton is quoted as saying passing The Crown Act would show “our identity, our culture, our way of presenting ourselves matters, and is valued, and that the state of Minnesota is willing to put its legislative oomph and power behind saying, ‘We will protect your right to be who you are.’ ”
Norma Miller is the first African American woman union painter in Minnesota. Her career path started in healthcare in New England before she moved to Minnesota in the 1990s and enrolled in an apprenticeship program. She retired in 2015 and now works as a Job Developer for the Urban League’s Labor Education Advancement Program (LEAP), advising people interested in a career in the trades.