Feb 252015

Sean Kershaw and Juventino Meza, Star Tribune, February 24, 2015
In this article, Kershaw and Meza reflect on “The Miracle of Minneapolis” article by Derek Thompson in a recent edition of the Atlantic magazine. Thompson attributes the success of the region to the fiscal disparities program conceived by the Citizen League and enacted in 1971. Kershaw and Meza ask if the same type of solution might work to address racial disparities today: “Let’s make the next “miracle” a reality by developing a new civic imagination and building the capacity that will close the racial disparities gap because our policies and our politics made it possible.” Read the article.