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Sandy and Sanni want to talk to their neighbors across the state. So this summer they decided to hop in a yellow Shasta and adventure across Minnesota to find out what policy issues Minnesota faces and how Minnesotans are going about fixing them. Across five episodes Sandy and Sanni help us understand how to engage in healthy, productive civic conversations, one Shasta chat at a time. AARP Minnesota
Sandy and Sanni want to talk to their neighbors across the state. So this summer they decided to hop in a yellow Shasta and adventure across Minnesota to find out what policy issues Minnesota faces and how Minnesotans are going about fixing them. Across five episodes Sandy and Sanni help us understand how to engage in healthy, productive civic conversations, one Shasta chat at a time. AARP Minnesota

Citizen Lane: Episode 5

Episode 5: Sanni and Sandy learn about how Minnesota is conserving our natural resources and why wild rice cultivation is an important indicator of its...

Citizen Lane: Episode 4

Episode 4: Sanni and Sandy explore how apprenticeships and two-year technical degrees are an advantageous alternative to 4 year degrees, especially in communities with less access to...

Citizen Lane: Episode 3

  Episode 3: Sanni and Sandy discover how transportation projects are developed with community involvement, as seen through the Virginia Bridge and Rondo Land Bridge...

Citizen Lane: Episode 2

Episode 2: Sanni and Sandy discover how Minnesotans are supporting aging seniors and their caregivers from Harmony to Eagan. Funding provided by AARP.    More about Citizen Lane Citizen Lane is produced...

Previewing “Citizen Lane”

  Common ground isn't an easy thing to find in 2018 America, but Twin Cities PBS recently drove a Shasta camper to all the places...

Citizen Lane: Episode 1

  Episode 1: Sanni and Sandy learn how Minnesotans are boosting rural economies and planning to supplement their workforce as the “silver tsunami” hits. Funding provided by AARP. More about Citizen...
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Citizen Lane

The "rural-urban" divide - it's a phrase that's tossed around plenty when it comes to politics. But what exactly are these dividing lines and how...