Welcome to North Star Policy Institute

About North Star

North Star Policy Institute is a think-tank that provides original research to promote smart investments in working families’ priorities.

At North Star, we believe public policy should give all Minnesotans the opportunity to succeed in the changing economy, not just the wealthy few.

Our Mission

Cultivate Progressive Policy

Support, conduct, and publish non-partisan research and educational materials to increase public awareness of public policy issues.

Provide Expertise

Communicate public policy expertise across the state through well-articulated arguments for progressive policy solutions.

Advance a Progressive Narrative

Work with other organizations to advance a narrative that all Minnesotans deserve the opportunity to succeed in the changing economy.