Cam has championed social and economic justice

Leading the fight to:

Rebuild our city equitably

Require fair scheduling for employees

Stand with unions

Create a municipal bank for Minneapolis

Working hand-in-hand with social movements to make real change:

8/23/19
Worked with SWOP and to win protections for adult entertainers

Read more: Star Tribune

8/8/2019
Worked with labor organizers to prohibit wage theft

Read more: City of Minneapolis

2018
Worked with immigrant advocates to create a municipal ID program

Read more: City of Minneapolis

6/30/17
Raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour

Cam worked with the Fight for 15 coalition to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, with no tip penalty.

Read more: MPR

2/12/17
Worked with Trans colleagues and advocates to create the City’s first Trans Equity Council

Read more: City of Minneapolis

5/27/16
Required sick and safe time for workers

Cam worked with labor organizers to require businesses to provide sick and safe time.

Read more: City of Minneapolis

2016
Worked with coop advocates to provide support to form cooperative businesses

Read more: City of Minneapolis

June 2016
Worked with labor organizers to strongly support unions

In this case, Cam stood with unions to support striking nurses

Read more: MN Nurses Alliance

5/25/12
Fought against stadium subsidies

Read more: MPR

12/8/2009
Saved the Civil Rights department from being defunded

Read more: MN Daily

Created grants for small businesses like Great Streets

Read more: City of Minneapolis