Cedrick R. Frazier
As a first-term legislator, Cedrick serves as the Vice-Chair of the Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform, Finance Committee and has been a bold voice for much-needed innovation and accountability in the Minnesota criminal justice system. Cedrick also has had the opportunity to serve on the Education Policy Committee where he has helped pass bills to close the educational attainment gaps and teacher shortages while working to increase the diversity in faculty ranks. Cedrick also serves on the Judicial and Civil Law, Finance committee where he has carried successful legislation to revers policies that led to the criminalization of poverty. He has also been a vocal advocate and strong supporter for providing more funding for public defenders.