Partners & Endorsements


A growing list of labor and community organizations, faith groups, and small businesses are supporting the fight for $15/hr in Minneapolis. Volunteer today to add your endorsement!

Labor and Community Organizations 









Bryant Neighborhood Organization





NALC Branch 9



SEIU Minnesota Sate Council and Local 26



UFCW Local 563



IAM Minnesota State Council, IAM Minnesota State Council of Retirees, IAM District 77, IAM Local 1833



CWA Minnesota State Council, CWA Local 7250 



AFSCME Council 5, AFSCME Local 2822, AFSCME Local 3800 


Teamsters Local 320, Teamsters Local 120



UTU Local 650


ATU Local 1005


Minneapolis Federation of Teachers


BCTGM Local 22


People of Color Union Members (P.O.C.U.M)

 Faith Community



Faith for $15 Support Statement - Signed by: 

Rev. Justin Schroeder, First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

Rabbi Michael Latz, Shir Tikvah

Lena Gardner, Church of the Larger Fellowship

Imam Makram El-Amin, Masjid An-Nur

Rev. Ashley Horan, Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance

Rev. Meg A. Riley, Church of the Larger Fellowship

Rev. Ashley Harness, Lyndale United Church of Christ

Arif Mamdani, Kaleo Center for Faith, Justice & Social Transformation

Rev. Jen Nagel, University Lutheran Church of Hope

Rev. Donna J. Olsen, All God’s Children MCC

Rev. Jane McBride, First Congregational Church of MN, UCC

Rev. DeWayne L. Davis, All God’s Children MCC

Rev. Danny Givens & Marea Perry, Above Every Name Ministries

Rev. Brad Froslee, Calvary Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

Dr. Mary Hess, Luther Seminary, St. Paul

Carrie Carroll, Luther Seminary, St. Paul

Rev. Ruth MacKenzie, First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

Rev. Arthur Murray, Transfiguration Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Irene Amon, Luther Seminary, Transfiguration Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Rev. Jan Mehlhoff, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Rev. Victoria Safford, White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, Mahtomedi

Rev. Dr. David Breeden, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis

Rev. Martha Schwehn Bardwell, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Voelkel, Center for Sustainable Justice

Rev. Steven Newcom, Kaleo Center for Faith, Justice & Social Transformation
Rev. Laura Smidzik, Michael Servetus Unitarian Society, Fridley

Vicar Ryan Pusch, Winds of the Prairie Ministries, SW MN Synod of the ELCA

Rev. G. Travis Norvell, Judson Memorial Baptist Church, Minneapolis

Rev. Carla Bailey, Plymouth Congregational Church

Rev. Elaine Aron Tenbrink, First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

Rev. Kelli Clement, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis

Rev. Paul Lebens-Englund, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis

 Small Businesses

Big business hides behind small businesses to defend poverty wages, but many local businesses are paying their workers at least $15/hr and thriving. Follow news about supportive small businesses on facebook and twitter. Small businesses that support our campaign for $15/hr:

Giving Tree Gardens 

Minuteman Press Uptown

Ricardo Levins Morales Art Studio

Moon Palace Books

Eat My Words Bookshop

Beyond Repair Printshop

Smitten Kitten

Sassafras Healing Arts & Consultation

Minneapolis Community Acupuncture

Two Betty's Cleaning Services