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Advisory: Rep. Heather Edelson Appointed to New Select Committee on Racial Justice; First Meeting Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Saint Paul, Minn. — Representative Heather Edelson (DFL-Edina), vice-chair of the House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, has been appointed to a new Select Committee on Racial Justice. The first meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22 at 1pm. Live video will be available at

The agenda features a presentation called “What is racism?” led by Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., followed by a presentation about maternal-child health mortality and morbidity led by Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H. A list of select committee members is available here


New Minnesota House Select Committee on Racial Justice meets for the first time


Tuesday, September 22 at 1pm


Rep. Heather Edelson, Select committee members 

Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. 

Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H.


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