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Owen Duckworth

Owen Duckworth

Owen Duckworth is the Director of Organizing and Policy at The Alliance. He brings with him years of organizing experience, and a deep commitment to fighting racism in our region. Owen staffs the Equity in Place coalition, which is made up of housing advocates and community organizations based in diverse cultural and geographic communities, working to advance racial justice and housing justice in the Twin Cities region.

COMMENTARY

On Tuesday, Hennepin County Board will also cast a critical vote — whether to spend $88 million on flawed “affordable” housing project

By: - November 2, 2020

The Hennepin County commissioners recently voted in favor of issuing $88 million in bonds for an astronomically expensive housing project known as the Upper Post Flats. The project will not result in a single apartment that’s affordable to the growing number of families who most desperately need housing in the Twin Cities. The calculations behind […]