What's it like to be the first Millennial on the Minneapolis City Council? He certainly brings a younger perspective on the issues and sometimes has to help the other council members when their computer crashes.
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We talked with Anthony Newby, ED of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change and Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds, the Minneapolis President of the NAACP, Professor of Law at St. Thomas University and organizer with #BlackLivesMatter Minneapolis.
City of Minneapolis Council Member for Ward 10, Lisa Bender joins us on stage. She’ll talk about the big issues at City Hall, what efforts she hopes the city will address in the coming months, and how it feels to have the god-like powers of a city council member.
Less than a week after the election to choose his replacement, Minneapolis’s outgoing mayor joined The Theater of Public Policy for a "This is Your Life" retrospective. We dug into the political highs and lows of eleven years in office and opened it up for the audience to ask about what’s next for the former mayor.Did he announce his aspiration for a higher office?
This is our interview of Minneapolis mayoral candidate, Betsy Hodges. Betsy tells us about her vision for transit, education, how she developed an internal editor, and how she's trying to get rid of the "Old Boys Club" mentality.