Events
August 8, 2018

ACER and the StarLite Shopping Center demonstration project

Community powered planning Bringing people together to shape the Bottineau corridor
Reports
June 22, 2018

Making Transit Meaningful: A Profile of ACER’s Community Engagement along the Bottineau Corridor

The Alliance for Metropolitan Stability profiled ACER’s work to mobilize African immigrants, African Americans, and other communities of color to become active voices on transit issues that impact their everyday…
Reports
June 22, 2018

Equity in Place: How ACER and Partners are Shaping Investment in the Twin Cities Region

ACER is a member of the Equity in Place coalition, a diverse group of strategic partners from place-based, housing, and advocacy organizations. We believe that everyone in the Twin Cities…
Reports
June 22, 2018

Equity in Place: Why Communities of Color Challenged a Fair Housing Complaint and What We Learned

ACER is a member of the Equity in Place coalition, which challenged a Fair Housing complaint that alleged that the Twin Cities region was using federal housing funding to concentrate…
Events
June 22, 2018

Planning for Food Justice in Brooklyn Park

This article from the University of Minnesota features ACER’s work to assess barriers to leading healthy lifestyles through a listening project in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center. Focus groups with…
Media StoriesReports
June 22, 2018

ACER and Parents Push for Osseo School Board Changes

ACER is a member of the Northwest Labor and Community Collaborative. The Collaborative initiated the Communities United for Strong Schools and Local Representation. Together, we are working with parents and…
Media Stories
June 22, 2018

ACER and Aeon secure $77 million to preserve affordable housing in Brooklyn Park

As part of its transit organizing work, ACER knocked on hundreds of resident doors to talk about the most pressing issues facing African immigrants. Community members said housing issues were…
Media Stories
June 22, 2018

Brooklyn Park City Council approves mixed-income housing policy

In a huge victory for Brooklyn Park renters, ACER successfully advocated for a mixed-income housing policy for the city of Brooklyn Park. The policy ensures that new housing developments must…
Media Stories
June 22, 2018

Blue Line Coalition: Community Voices in Planning

ACER is a co-chair of the Blue Line Coalition, a group of community organizations working to incorporate community power and voices in the planning of the Blue Line light rail…