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Healing a big loss
ActNow: After Megan Gangl's husband died, she began sharing her story and reaching out to others in her situation
Grease Rag: safe cycling
ActNow: Collaborative group provides a compassionate shop space for women/trans/femme cyclists
Garden of the sleeping angels
ActNow: A Twin Cities woman has transformed part of her property into a place of remembrance to grieve the very young.
A frightening set of markers
ActNow: In efforts to end domestic violence, we can all take important steps - big or little
Blogging to save the Earth - every day
ActNow: Christy Myers documents how she's trying to do her part to make a difference
Provide books, provide a connection
ActNow: The Women's Prison Book Project delivers free reading materials to inmates, while opening volunteers' eyes to prison realities.
Housing homeless youth - in your home
ActNow: Community-based hosts provide support and a roof over kids' heads.
My law of giving and receiving'
ActNow: By tithing, she turns money on its head, and gives it away in gratitude.
Family Tree Clinic: a reproductive care shelter
ActNow: Offering comfort and choices, thanks partly to the approach of volunteer patient educators.
Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarf
ActNow: A new store helps enterprising young women grow professionally and personally.
All suited up
ActNow: For Vanessa Moore, "Dress for Success" provides professional clothing as well as support.
Forms of activism
ActNow: Flexing your power - as a woman and an activist.

Eat for Equity
ActNow: Themed community dinners engage guests in grass-roots fundraising for nonprofit causes
Homeless
ActNow: Xion's story could be everywoman's story. How she is getting things back on track.
Birthday actions
ActNow: As the Women's Press marks it's 28th anniversary, here are a few things you can do so birthdays make a difference.
'Hopework'
ActNow: Potluck gatherings with intentional dialogue and sharing stories build community

Valentines for your gal pals
ActNow: Suggestions for how you can celebrate the special women in your life
A year of intentional reflection
ActNow: A milestone birth-year causes group to develop lifelong intentions
Words and images matter
ActNow: One woman's courage to confront store owner's "girlie" calendars leads to change
Optimism in the midst of violence
ActNow: The system through a victim's eyes



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