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In It Together

TPT is committed to helping Minnesotans strengthen and participate actively in democracy. “In It Together” seeks to help build a democracy grounded in the fundamental values of inclusion, equity and participation; to make key information both accessible and engaging; and to develop opportunities for Minnesotans to talk with – and listen to – each other. AARP Minnesota State Demoraphers

In It Together

TPT is committed to helping Minnesotans strengthen and participate actively in democracy. “In It Together” seeks to help build a democracy grounded in the fundamental values of inclusion, equity and participation; to make key information both accessible and engaging; and to develop opportunities for Minnesotans to talk with – and listen to – each other. AARP Minnesota State Demoraphers

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