Small grants can go a long way: How Emmett Carson spent just $10,000 to give Minnesota’s ex-convicts the vote

11/27/2013 |


It doesn’t always take a “huge, giant lot of money” to make a big difference, says Emmett Carson. For instance, an investment of $10,000 in a legal opinion succeeded in securing voting rights for a whole class of former minor felons in Minnesota.
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