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Ben Horowitz

Ben HorowitzSenior Project Manager, Community Development and Engagement

Systemic racism haunts homeownership rates in Minnesota

How generations of discriminatory policies and practices created and reinforce racial disparities in homeownership

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Douglas ClementManaging Editor

Saving lives and spurring growth: A hopeful path in the pandemic

Widespread screening test programs could save lives, pay for themselves, and revive the economy

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