Local events for Dignity in Schools Week of Action: How you can help end discipline disparities in schools.

By Bailey Boelter, MnEEP Solutions Not Suspensions Coalition, National Week Of Action In the current political climate it is crucial that young people feel not only safe, but supported in their schools.This is why Solutions Not Suspensions, a campaign to end discipline disparities in schools, participates in the national coalition Dignity in Schools Campaign. Dignity in […]

Supporting Minnesota’s English Learners through collaborations and accountability

By Aara Johnson, Program Director of Multilingual Learners Network For the past year, MnEEP has partnered with the Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL) on a project to support the effective policies and implementation of the English Learners—Every Student Succeeds Act (EL-ESSA.) This collaboration is part of a larger EL-ESSA Initiative designed to support an […]

SAVE THE DATE: Join us for our Annual Meeting December 1

Please save the date of December 1, 2017, from 8am to 1pm for the Minnesota Education Equity Partnership Annual Meeting at Paul Wellstone Center. Right now is a critical time in race equity in education in Minnesota. Your participation and commitment to a just and equitable education system is needed to ensure all students prosper. […]

Building a Collective Race Equity Voice in Education: Follow our Blog

For more than 30 years,  MnEEP has worked to be a voice and advocate for the lived education experiences of people of color and American Indians in Minnesota. Our work in partnership with communities of color, higher education, and K-12 institutions is dedicated to increasing the success of students of color. As an organization that […]

MnEEP stands firmly with DACA recipients

MnEEP stands firmly with DACA recipients – many who are DREAMER students – as President Trump may make adverse decision to end their status. About 800,000 young Americans are in the DACA program, created by President Obama in the face of years of inaction by Congress to pass an immigration reform bill that would create […]

Why Minnesota schools need an Ethnic Studies Curricula

This summer, a federal Judge struck down Arizona state law HB 2281 which had banned ethnic studies programs. Judge Tashima ruled that the law violated student’s U.S. Constitutional rights both under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and 1st Amendment rights to “receive information and ideas.” The judge determined the law was inherently […]

Images from the 2014 Conference