15 Now Minnesota released a new animation that breaks down how the Minneapolis City Council’s delay on passing a $15 minimum wage opens the door for Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature to block any city from increasing minimum wages.
Equity is one part of a broader vision for the Hiawatha network of schools. From kindergarten onward, Hiawatha Academies students have been going to class with intent to get to – and through – college. Each student at Hiawatha Collegiate High School must complete at least 50 hours of community service by graduation, both to form strong local connections and to give them some great resume material. There are flags and banners from colleges all over the country displayed in every Hiawatha Network school, always there to remind students of that goal – and the promise that comes with it. When you ask Hiawatha Collegiate High School students about college, the question is not “if.” It’s “where.”
This week: Native women lead the way with sign making business, SEIU Healthcare workers sign big contract with state and Patrick Henry High School calls for Black male mentors.
We focused on these seven candidates – Jillia Pessenda, Samantha Pree-Stinson, Phillipe Cunningham, Raeisha Williams, Jeremiah Ellison, Andrea Jenkins and Erica Mauter – because they bring in terms of race, gender identity and sexual orientation, an unprecedented level of diversity to the 2017 elections.