• Forum on Affordable Housing August 27

    BY ED FELIEN The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will host a public forum on affordable housing at Pillsbury House on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Nekima Levy-Pounds, Professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, will moderate the event, and one of the members of the panel will be Myron Orfield of the Institute […]

    Forum on Affordable Housing August 27
  • LOLA ART CRAWL AUGUST 23–24

    The League of Longfellow Artists (LoLa) invites the public into artists’ home studios and backyards, as well as neighborhood cafés, bars and shops, to showcase the wide range of fine arts and practical crafts made by artists and artisans of the greater Longfellow community of South Minneapolis. The sixth annual self-guided tour takes place the weekend of Aug. 23–24, 10 […]

    LOLA ART CRAWL AUGUST 23–24
  • Lending discrimination report hits standstill in City Council committee

    BY TAMAR MYERS Banks must release more data on Minneapolis mortgage loans in order to truly investigate alleged race-based discrimination in housing loans, a July 23 City Council committee meeting starkly revealed. University of Minnesota law professor Myron Orfield presented his report entitled “Twin Cities in Crisis: Unequal Treatment of Communities of Color in Mortgage Lending” to the Public Safety, […]

    Lending  discrimination report hits standstill in City Council committee

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