Tipping the scales toward community healing.
We, a group of Twin Cities families, artists, and organizers, resolve to walk with individuals, families and communities as they empower themselves using the Participatory Defense Model to defend their loved ones against a discriminatory punishment system.
We Resolve is a nonprofit organization that stands with and supports loved ones, their families, and communities as they go through the criminal legal process, in order to tip the scales of justice towards community healing and away from a harsh discriminatory punishment system.
We seek to educate our loved ones and community members about this process and empower them to be strong participants in their own defense and advocates for real change in the criminal legal system.
In the News
“A judge in Minnesota sentenced a 72-year-old Black woman to 6 months after a jury found her guilty of assaulting a white coworker”
The Waiting Room with Nadine Graves
The First 24 Hours
What to do in the 24 hours following a loved one’s arrest.