On trees and the illusion of permanenceJaneé Harteau This article is a wonderful example of why there is such a need for the Women's Press. You wouldn't find such a compelling article written about Janeé Harteau in any other local publication that describes why her background carries so much importance, but how her character is what got her to where she is today. [Changemakers, MWP, Dec. 2013] After reading this article, I have no doubt that with her attitude and hard work ethic, she will improve the relationship between police and community members.
Molly Stern, Minneapolis
Marriage equality We are forever grateful to the late Allan Spear, as well as Karen Clark, Scott Dibble and many others who not just led the way, but persevered over the years for a fuller life for many devoted men and women. [Changemakers, MWP, Dec. 2013]
We have begun to celebrate civil ceremonies (which tend to blossom into joyous celebrations!) at Spirit of St. Stephen's Catholic Community in Minneapolis. All of us, no matter our sexual orientation, are thrilled to see love overcome bigotry!
Kathleen Crow, Minneapolis
Pippi Ardennia The article leaves out some of the instrumental artists on the Women in Jazz workshop panel. [Changemakers, MWP, Dec. 2013] Kari Musil (sax), Sheila Earley (drums) and Joan Griffith (bass) were critical members of the panel and band. The point was to include women who are not vocalists as role models, too.
Andrea Canter, Minneapolis
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