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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 29, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:31 AM on January 29th, 2021 pursuant to House Rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
FRAZIER, Cedrick (Vice Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
GROSSELL, Matt
HOLLINS, Athena
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LUCERO, Eric
MUELLER, Patricia
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John
RALEIGH, Donald
VANG, Samantha
XIONG, Jay

Members excused:
LONG, Jamie

A quorum was present.


Overview of Issues Affecting Communities of Color in Greater Minnesota

Testifying:
• Jamaal Abegaz, Black Lives Matter Activist
• Winona LaDuke, Line 3 Activist

Overview of Programming Needs in Greater Minnesota

Testifying:
• Elliot Butay, Criminal Justice Coordinator, NAMI
• Liz Richardson, Executive Director of Violence Free Minnesota
• Artika Roller, Executive Director of MNCASA
• Tim Walsh, Vice President of Programs for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge

The meeting adjourned at 12:11 PM.



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Representative Mariani, Chair


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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06:00 - Overview of issues affecting communities of color in Greater Minnesota.
1:04;40 - Overview of programming needs in Greater Minnesota.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.


Community Centered Public Safety in Greater Minnesota

I. Overview of Issues Effecting Community of Colors in Greater Minnesota
II. Overview of Programming Needs in Greater Minnesota

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If their is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

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