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Water women
ThisIssue: Women protect the most necessary element.
Women for water and wilderness
ActNow: Feisty lady hikers puts their boots to the ground for water conservation
Swimming lesson
SheSaid: MWP columnist Tami Mohamed Brown dog-paddles toward a life lesson
Our sacred values vs. mining pollution
LeaderVoice: Paula Maccabee on the need to safeguard Minnesota waters and wild rice
Food for thought
ThisIssue: Food is a feminist issue.
Getting more women into Wikis
ActNow: It's about gender and representation - on wikipedia and behind the keyboards
Fed up with food fads
SheSaid: Reading for labels and counting grams of sugar has MWP columnist Shannon Drury exasperated
Place shapes our lives
ThisIssue: Where we live can keep us safe, inspire us or harm us - and sometimes does all three
Beyond making sandwiches
ActNow: Want to end homelessness? Try listening - and asking for what's needed
On creative placemaking
LeaderVoice: Wendy Morris suggests: What if we use our creative resources to raise up struggling communities?
Whose voices matter?
ThisIssue: Although there is stark gender inequality across other media outlets, we believe in the power of sharing women's stories
Raising voices for change
ActNow: Calliope Women's Chorus sings for social justice
On finding a creative rhythm
SheSaid: MWP columnist Tami Mohamed Brown, inspired in high school typing class, finds melody in her words
Women in radio and all that jazz
LeaderVoice: As general manager of KBEM (Jazz88), Michele Jansen pays special attention to women and girls in broadcasting
Take action for Mother Earth
ThisIssue: Women are coming together and taking the lead in protecting the environment, globally and locally
Bumblebees count
ActNow: Volunteer surveys around the Twin Cities help raise awareness about these important pollinators
Why I stand for my convictions in spite of challenges
SheSaid: Nekima Levy-Pounds' personal experiences fueled her desire to fight for justice and be a voice for the voiceless
Making a difference while making a meal
LeaderVoice: Lucia Watson suggests a "buycott" of foods we don't support
What do women want?
ThisIssue: We think women want respect, to be treated as equal human beings and to live in a world that is safe
Gardening with a purpose
ActNow: How your extra tomatoes, beans and zucchinis can help feed hungry Minnesotans

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