About us

Restore the Vote Minnesota is a coalition of groups who believe that restoring the right to vote for those living in the community will make the law more clear and equitable, save government resources, and encourage positive participation. We advocate changes to the law that would allow people who have served their time and are living in their community to vote.

The coalition is made up of a diverse group of organizations including:

Public Safety/Legal/Government
Association of Minnesota Counties
City of Saint Paul

Conflict Resolution Center of Minnesota
Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
Domestic Abuse Project
Legal Rights Center
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Minnesota Community Corrections Association
Minnesota Corrections Association
Minnesota County Attorneys Association
State Public Defender

Faith-Based Organizations
CHUM Duluth
CTAC Social Justice Ministry
Jewish Community Action
Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota & the Dakotas
Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
MICAH (Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing)
Minnesota Catholic Conference
Minnesota Council of Churches
Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance
Muslim American Society of Minnesota
National Council of Jewish Women – Minnesota
Transform Minnesota | The Evangelical Network

Shir Tikvah Congregation and Rabbi Michael Adam Latz
Westminster Presbyterian Church Social Justice Ministry Team

Direct Service Organizations
A Place at the Table
African Immigrant Services
American Indian OIC
Amicus Services of Volunteers of America MN
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
EMERGE Community Development
Goodwill/Easter Seals MN
L.I.F.E. In Recovery
Loaves and Fishes Community of Duluth
Mad Dads Minneapolis
MN Adult and Teen Challenge
MN Community Action Partnership
Minnesota Recovery Connection
The Neighborhood Hub

Next Step Services
Northside Achievement Zone
Open Access Connections
SOAR Career Solutions
St. Stephen’s Human Services
Summit OIC

Cities Rise!
Volunteers of America – MN and WI
Ujamaa Place


Civic Engagement and Advocacy Organizations
ACLU of Minnesota
Advocates for Human Rights
African American Leadership Forum
AFSCME (Council 5)
Asian American Organizing Project
Black Civic Network
Black Votes Matter
Blue Republican Minnesota
Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota
Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota
Common Cause MN
Council on Crime and Justice
Growth & Justice
Innocence Project of Minnesota
Integrated Community Solutions, Inc.
Land Stewardship Project
League of Women Voters Minnesota
Liberty Minnesota
Minneapolis Urban League
Minnesota AFL-CIO
Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE)
Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
MN Second Chance Coalition
Minnesotans Standing Together to End Poverty (MNSTEP)
MPIRG Minnesota Voice
NAACP Minneapolis
NAACP St. Paul
People for the American Way
Prison Policy Initiative
R3 Collaborative
Republican Liberty Caucus Minnesota
Richfield Human Rights Commission
SEIU Local 26
SEIU Minnesota
TakeAction Minnesota
Voices for Racial Justice
Women’s March Minnesota
World Without Genocide

For more information, to get updates on voting restoration work, or to have your organization added to this list, contact Anika Bowie, 651-373-8161, or contact@restorethevotemn.org.

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