Six months later: holding lawmakers accountable for solutions to poverty, part 2

May 17, 2017

Becky Jacubek tells lawmakers about the challenges of transportation for people with disabilities
Credit Lisa Johnson

  Six months ago, a group of Duluthians brought their concerns to local political candidates, asking them to take specific steps to address their issues.

Part of the Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum included the commitment to a follow-up Accountability Session this spring.


Shereeka Smith talks about her experiences with homelessness in Duluth
Credit Lisa Johnson

In this second part of a three part report, we hear about  efforts to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities, and the progress of Homes for All in the Minnesota Legislature.


MN State Representative Jennifer Schultz talks about the progress of Homes for All
Credit Lisa Johnson