On June 27, over 50 migrants were found dead in a tractor-trailer on a remote road in San Antonio, TX. There appeared to be no functioning air conditioning and no water on the truck despite temperatures above 100 degrees. 16 survivors, including four children, have been hospitalized for heat stroke and heat exhaustion. COPAL mourns […]
Previous Next The Minnesota Frontline Community Protection Coalition (FCP Coalition)—led by COPAL MN, the MN Environmental Justice Table, and allies—was formed to address Minnesota’s broken environmental regulatory process that ignores the disproportionate pollution of Black, Indigenous, and other frontline communities. The coalition has been working for more than 3 years to address this issue across Minnesota by organizing impacted communities […]
Living in limbo: Dreamers weigh in on a decade of DACA. DACA allows hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants raised in the U.S. to apply to work and study in the U.S. without fear of being deported. Read More here
COPAL, Communities Organizing Latino Power and Action, is launching their first partisan endorsement campaign for candidates who most represent and share the values of the Latino community and support their priorities in Minnesota.During this election cycle, COPAL seeks to unleash the voting power of its members to make their voices heard and influence results. With […]
On May 1, we enjoyed live music, dancing, food, recognitions, and more on the first anniversary of the Primero de Mayo Workers’ Center and International Workers’ Day. Thank you to Bodoma Garífuna Cultural Band, Chico Chávez and his band, all of the workers, and everyone who came yesterday. We recognize and honor those who have […]
On March 14, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar hosted a press conference with leaders from several community organizations that will receive funds she secured for Minnesota’s 5th district. COPAL and its partner ACER (African Career, Education, & Resource) will receive funds from the federal government, thanks to the advocacy of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and Senator Amy Klobuchar. […]
We worked with One New Ulm to create this video series on learning to drive in Minnesota. We share important information here that is critical to driving safely.
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