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How to Fill Out the FAFSA: For Mixed-Status Families

Workshop focused on creating an account on StudentAid.gov and completing the 2024-25 FAFSA form. Learn about alternative solutions and problem-solving, especially for taxpayers without a Social Security Number (SSN). The presentation covers student and parent sections of FAFSA, including logging in, demographics, financials, and common issues faced. It also emphasizes the importance of verifying identity […]

Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Columbia Heights City Councils, with COPAL MN and the Consulate of Ecuador, passed a Resolution callging on Federal officials to designate Ecuador for TPS

The Minneapolis, St. Paul City, and Columbia Heights City Councils, in collaboration with COPAL MN and the Consulate of Ecuador, are joining forces to host a press conference emphasizing the significance of unity in supporting a policy resolution. During the event, civic leaders will shed light on the potential implications of granting Temporary Protected Status […]

Minneapolis Families Demand Investments, Not Cuts

Minneapolis, MN — Communidades Organizando el Poder y la Acción Latina (COPAL), Minneapolis Families for Public Schools (MFPS), New Justice Project (NJP), and TakeAction Minnesota (TAMN) are hosting an event to address the recently proposed budget cuts for Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) for the 2024–25 school year. “Minneapolis Families Demand Investments, Not Cuts” will bring together families and […]

New Laws in Minnesota Remove Key Barriers to Building Renter Power  

SAINT PAUL — While many important bills stalled in the tumultuous 2024 legislative session, advocates secured two critical wins with the passage of Renters’ Right to Organize (HF 2704, SF 3201) and One Minnesota Economy (SF 3769, HF 3843). These bills will have a transformative impact on renter households across Minnesota now and for generations to come. The two […]