Jana was born and raised in North Dakota. She moved to Minnesota to attend Hamline University. She graduated in 2004 with a dual degree in Social Justice and French. She worked in Las Vegas and Saint Paul in the social service sector before coming to the ACLU-MN in June of 2006. She currently lives in Saint Paul with her husband and two children.
Sep 12, 2017
The Minneapolis Police Department Is Finally Sharing Data on Police Stops. Other Departments Should Follow.
Jun 22, 2017
In the Blink of an Eye, Police Officers Turned This Traffic Stop Into an Unnecessarily Violent Encounter
Jul 12, 2016
Philando Castile Should Still Be Alive
Nov 19, 2015
The Hard Truth of the Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protests: Communities of Color Have No Trust in Their Police Force
May 22, 2013
"It was being immersed in a diverse college setting that gave me the understanding and tools to fight for social justice."
Oct 31, 2012
Polling Numbers Giving Freedom to Marry Ballot Efforts Advantage as Election Day Approaches
Oct 16, 2012
The Freedom to Marry Hits the Airwaves
Oct 1, 2012
The 2012 Freedom to Marry Ballot Initiatives: On the Ground in Four Key States
Nov 4, 2011
Minnesota Law Enforcement Can't Make Up Rules As They Go Along
Nov 25, 2008
Challenges, Counting, Duplicates and Other Minnesota Recount Complaints