2021 Voter Guide, Ward 5, City of Minneapolis: Cathy Spann By admin | September 22, 2021 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota By: JT Pinther, Freelance Journalist Primary endorsements:DFL Senior CaucusOperation Safety NowBrief background: Resident of North Minneapolis for more than 25 years; executive director of the Jordan Area Community Council. Spann was nominated to sit on Minnesota’s Ensuring Police Excellence and Improving Community Relations Advisory Council.Primary Issues:Police accountability: Supports Chief Arradondo, police reform. Advocates for collaborative systemic change. Charter amendments: n/aEducation: n/aRacial justice (gen.): “I will work within a system that hasn’t always been receptive to BIPOC communities in addressing issues that impact our lives.” Sees housing stability as an important anti-racism action.Other major issues/priorities: Housing stability; creating “equitable employment opportunities.”Best way to learn more information: Cathy Spann Campaign Website Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.