Criminal Justice Reform
The Fund for Safe Communities was established in 2018 to support tangible, specific, and meaningful actions to address and prevent violence. Learn more about the fund, our recent micro grants, and our advisory committee.See Resource
Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor Jason DeRusha sat down with Chanda to discuss the challenges media faced in the wake of George Floyd's murder and throughout the pandemic.
We are committed to dismantling the pervasive racial inequities of our society’s criminal legal system. Explore the ways we are pursuing justice, equity, and healing.
Criminal Justice Reform Feed
Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve and player Napheesa Collier sat down with Chanda to talk about how they weave social justice into their games, how they approach making meaningful change, and why it’s important to speak up for those who don’t have a platform.Listen
We awarded $513,907 in grants to support 40 community-based groups that are using a broad spectrum of approaches to serve Twin Cities residents in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in police custody.Read Story
As the Founder of Don’t Complain, Activate and President of the Minneapolis NAACP, Leslie Redmond is deeply involved in civil rights advocacy in Minneapolis. Leslie connected with Chanda to talk about the nuances of what it means to defund or disband the police and what white allies need to know to get involved.Listen
After George Floyd’s murder, Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve and former Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders partnered with the Minneapolis Foundation on behalf of their teams to pursue justice, equity, and healing through the Fund for Safe Communities.Watch Video