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T Williams Community leader Early Urban Coalition was forum to deal with issues of race, poverty, violence; learn from past to face today's challenges April 09, 2021 Tony Bouza Former Minneapolis Police Chief True police reform requires merciless truth, accuracy and determined chief who will take on union March 26, 2021 Jesse Jannetta Urban Institute Minneapolis Police Department policy changes weren't enough to prevent killing of George Floyd March 12, 2021 Walt McClure Center for Policy Design Switch to procedural justice policing in Minneapolis; empower chief to remove officers who violate new policy February 26, 2021 Barry Clegg Minneapolis Charter Commission Chair In times of crisis or conflict of personalities, the city doesn't work February 12, 2021 Iric Nathanson Historian Past battles over Minneapolis Charter reform provide insights for today's efforts January 29, 2021 Paul Gilje Former Citizens League Associate Director 50 years later, innovative tax-base sharing has survived challenges, continues to lower fiscal disparities January 22, 2021 Clarence Shallbetter Former Citizens League staffer Valuable 1969 report urges Minneapolis to merge positions of mayor, City Council president January 15, 2021 Paul Ostrow Former City Council President Minneapolis voters must be given right to choose more effective, accountable, transparent form of city government January 8, 2021 Lyndon Carlson 48-year legislator Legislature works best when both sides of aisle communicate effectively, incorporate each other's ideas November 20, 2020