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MPD Culture of Racism is No Surprise

ULTC President Steven Belton response to the Minnesota Department of Human Rights’ investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department and findings of a “culture of racism” within the department. “Black people have known and reported incidents for decades” says ULTC President Steven Belton.

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ULTC President Discusses MDHR’s Investigation of the MPD “Live” on KMOJ

In an interview with KMOJ General Manager Freddie Bell, ULTC President Steven Belton talks about the recently released report of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights outlining its investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department. Listen to the full interview here.

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State of Black Minnesota Report 2021

Commissioned topic experts present analysis, commentary and proposals in seven key metrics of Black life: Black health and wellness, criminal justice, generational wealth, education disparities, Black business, arts and culture, and Black faith. Taken together, the report reveals significant and encouraging change in 2021, but also the confounding continuation of historical inequities. Visit ULTC’s Center […]

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Minnesota Equity in Action Framework

Our new report outlines ways to forge equal partnerships in education to promote healthy and dynamic outcomes for all our children.

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Save the Date for the 32nd Annual Family Day Celebration!

On Saturday, August 27th Plymouth Avenue between Penn and Logan will once again be transformed into an urban festival and resource vendor fair.  From noon to 7pm the day will be filled with free engaging and interactive fun for the entire family! Our theme this year is “My Family, My Community.  Together We Stand.”   […]