"Like many who grow up with little opportunity, I experienced the justice system from the inside. With the help of my community and all who have embraced me, I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to chart a new direction for my life. I am humbled to be a candidate for Minneapolis’ highest executive office.
I grew up with three siblings in a working-class Brooklyn Park home. My father, a teamster, spent his days operating a warehouse forklift. My mother worked part-time for a company that made toilet paper wraps for American soldiers stationed in Vietnam. For additional income, my father would plow snow every winter, and all of us kids had paper routes. We relied on each paycheck." - Raymond Dehn
Raymond’s vision for Minneapolis includes: