Angela in the News
Isabella Murray for the Minnesota Daily, September , 2018, “Hennepin County Commissioner Candidates Campaign for Student Interests”:
The location [of the Hennepin County Service Center on the University of Minnesota campus] assists with license plates and vehicle registration, birth and marriage certificates and notary services. Conley hopes to make food assistance, emergency cash assistance and child care payment aid available.
Roxanne Givens, op-ed for Insight News, August 13, 2018, “To Change Outcomes for Tomorrow We Need Change Today”:
Conley has the passion, capacity as well as the tools in her tool box to bring forth long awaited change.
Jessica Lee for MinnPost, Aug. 9, 2018, “In Hennepin County Board Race, Longtime Incumbent McLaughlin Faces Newcomer Conley. And a Changing DFL”:
Born in South Minneapolis, Conley says her knowledge of the county’s problems at the ground level is unmatched. Among her roles as a neighborhood activist and government employee, she once worked as a case manager at Our Savior’s Housing, a Minneapolis homeless shelter, which she said gave her a firsthand look into what factors help people achieve permanent housing.
Jim Walsh for the Southwest Journal, July 9, 2018, “ ‘You Know What? This Candidate Is Inspiring!’ ”:
To be sure, the 40-year-old South Minneapolis native has plenty of personality, but it’s her skills as a 20-year Hennepin County employee and navigator of the social services system she seeks to oversee as county commissioner that make you want to root for her and, if you’re in Conley’s district 4, vote for her.
David Chanen for the Star Tribune, May 16, 2018, “Hennepin County Commissioner Candidates Look to Diversify All-White Board”:
“I was shocked to learn the board has always been all-white,” said Conley, 40, who lives in south Minneapolis. “The final spark to run came when I learned this board held a retreat on racial disparity in Hennepin County. Why not ask me?”
Dwight Hobbes for the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, February 27, 2018, “County Board Candidate Says She Brings Bottom-Up Perspective”:
Angela Conley stands as proof positive that there’s none so qualified to effect a solution than she who is herself impacted by the problem. When Conley speaks to resolving issues in her candidacy for Hennepin County Commissioner, District 4, it is from vast, hands-on experience.