URGENT! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS
The Minnesota chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold a press conference on Friday June 12, 2015 at 11:00 am in front of the State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to demand Senator Tom Bakk, Senate Majority Leader, Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House and Governor Mark Dayton agree to finance an audit during the special session to ensure equal opportunity compliance in state government operations. The request is in response to a recent report by the Council on Black Minnesotans that uncovered decades-long lack of enforcement of the state’s contracting, affirmative action and human rights acts.
Please see the attached press release for details. Contact:
Edward McDonald 651-770-9364 or
Patwin Lawrence 612-206-2961