How The 2005 and 2018 St. Cloud Community Policing Agreements Are Different

By Phillip Giles on Tuesday, February, 27th, 2018 in Newsroom.

The St. Cloud Police Department and community organizations signed a new Community Policing Agreement Thursday afternoon, the first revamp since its creation in 2005. The action was a significant step in the history of the agreement, but there were few drastic differences between the two documents. Among the most visible differences is the name. The 2005 agreement Read more…

Rest In Power

By Phillip Giles on Monday, February, 26th, 2018 in Newsroom.

In memoriam, we revisit the Foundation’s calls for action and for reflection on the anniversary of the 2012 murder of Trayvon Martin. http://bit.ly/2BSPHbJ | http://bit.ly/2CJRkFo

Wisconsin Assembly Ends Session Without Passing Anti-Sanctuary Hate Bill

By Phillip Giles on Sunday, February, 25th, 2018 in Newsroom.

“This victory is a testament to the strength and courage of Latinxs and immigrants in Wisocnsin,” said Chriistine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. We held 8 community forums statewide where our members voted to mobilize for a two-day statewide general strike if this bill moved forward. We organized four statewide days of Read more…

Suspensions of Black Students on the Increase in San Francisco | KQED

By Phillip Giles on Wednesday, November, 1st, 2017 in Newsroom.

said Neva Walker, executive director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, a nonprofit that advocates for equitable public schools. The suspension rate of black students in the San Francisco Unified School District increased last year during the fall semester for the first time since the district began a restorative practices program and adopted a Read more…

Is Airbnb Turning NYC’s Brooklyn White? | The Root

By Phillip Giles on Monday, June, 26th, 2017 in Newsroom.

The Brooklyn Movement Center, a community-organizing group dedicated to self-determination and empowerment of central Brooklynites, has combined data, analytics and investigative journalism to highlight how Airbnb is changing the BK landscape. The Root decided to use BMC’s data and resources to figure out how Airbnb has bleached Brooklyn. Most of our data came from a report Read more…

Voces de la Frontera Joins U.S. Delegation to World Migrant Rights Conference

By Phillip Giles on Thursday, June, 15th, 2017 in Newsroom.

MILWAUKEE – Next Monday, representatives of Voces de la Frontera will attend the World People’s Conference: For a World Without Walls, Towards Universal Citizenship in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Organized by the Bolivian government, the conference will bring together thousands of representatives from social movements and progressive governments from across the world. Attendees include the current Presidents Read more…