minneapolis park board

  • Minneapolis Park Police Displace Sanctuary Encampment

    July 22, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – On Monday, July 20, dozens of houseless people were displaced and about 20 people were arrested as law enforcement executed an eviction of the eastern portion of a sanctuary tent encampment in Powderhorn Park. After the raid, Unicorn Riot spoke to community…...
  • Park Board Pays $170K to Somali Youth Detained After Bogus 911 Call

    January 24, 2020
    Minneapolis, MN – A settlement of $170,000 has been reached between the Minneapolis Park Board and four Somali teens who were wrongfully detained at gunpoint in a Minneapolis park in 2018. The teens were stopped in Minnehaha Park in south Minneapolis, detained, and later released…...