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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

06/25/2021
Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute (WEI) director of education Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh. ... Karen Clark, executive director of WEI, earned her Bachelor's degree in nursing from the College of St.…

2013 Changemaker: Marriage equality

12/02/2013
Karen Clark was the sponsor of the 1993 law banning discrimination against GLBT Minnesotans - culminating years of work by her and many others, including then-organizer Scott Dibble.…

Mother Trees: Edit Letter and TOC

06/25/2021
Karen Clark, Jacqueline Zita, and Priscilla TrinhTapestry: Why Do You Connect With Nature?Art: Circle of GrandmothersFood: Cultivating Food SovereigntyLand:…

Legacy Story: Changemakers 1989-2020

12/22/2020
…Paul’s first female firefighter Sue Mutziger & Cheltzie Heintz, filed sexual harassment charges against school district on behalf of daughter 1993 Newsmakers Sharon Sayles Belton, Minneapolis mayorEmilie Buchwald, Pamela Fletcher, Martha Roth, “Transforming a Rape Culture” editorsKaren Clark, State representative, legislated for LGBTQ+ rightsSally Hill, Twin Cities Metropolitan Church CommissionAnn Bancroft, explorer Brenda St.…

LGBTQ+ Stories: Looking Back

05/26/2020
Karen Clark. “Out in Rural Minnesota,” by Kendall Anderson, October 2012 Fitting in means being “safe,” Schuman said.…

Being the Bulldozer

08/01/2019
…(Photo by Sarah Whiting) At a recent Minnesota Farmers Union Women’s Conference, guest speaker Karen Clark asked each woman to name how she leads.…

Women’s Congress for Future Generations

10/01/2017
Karen Clark and Susan Allen, who introduced legislation this year creating a commission to study reparations for African-American and American Indian Minnesotans, will lead a mock reparations commission.…

Refusing the DARK

09/01/2015
…Minnesota State Representative Karen Clark introduced GMO labeling legislation in 2015, and RTK hopes that the legislature will hold informational hearings on the bill in the 2016 session.…

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

01/02/2015
Karen Clark's proposal for a study on the nature, scope and prevalence of violence against Asian Pacific American women and children in Minnesota.…

Suzanne Koepplinger

01/02/2009
Karen Clark, DFL-Minneapolis, Koepplinger got legislation to conduct a culturally based study on the scope of sex trafficking of American Indian women in Minnesota introduced in the Legislature's 2008 session.…

2008 Changemaker: Mujeres en Liderazgo

01/02/2009
…Patricia Torres Ray and Minnesota State Representatives Neva Walker and Karen Clark. Their goal is at least 5,000 signatures.…

Kitchen-table activism

09/02/2006
…It's about framing the information in a way that people can understand, and then helping them see how they can move forward to create change." WEI's Executive Director Karen Clark is a logical leader when it comes to creating new political policies to positively impact communities and their health.…