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Commentary: It’s Past Time to Talk and Write Much Better About Gender-Based Violence

"Achieving a violence free Minnesota demands that we explicitly name domestic violence when and where it occurs, and that it remains a matter of community action before, during, and after tragedies like these—not just when first responders are killed in their attempts to assist."

Discovering an Obscure Black Underground Railroad Leader in Minnesota

Saint Paul may have been a more important stop on the Underground Railroad than previously thought.

Factory Farms Growing, at Taxpayer and Climate Expense — Minnesota Bucking Some National Trends

Corporate factory farms are continuing to expand into rural communities — taking over family farm spaces — while intensifying climate change issues and benefitting from taxpayer-funded subsidies.

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Hard-hatted woman

"I wondered, 'where can I shine?' I believe you create your own destiny. I decided to use my bilingual skills."

Worship the earth

80 Minnesota congregations pledge their commitment to the environment

A mother, a daughter, ‘A legacy to civilization’

Keeping restorative justice in the family Two of the…

Chingwell’s Mutombu’s global village

"I cannot change the world, but I can start with one person, knowing that it will grow. The ripple effects can be huge."

Big dreams

Single with kids, student mothers beat the odds

2007 Changemaker: Connie Perpich & Planned Parenthood

Reproductive justice: increasing low-income women's access to contraception

2007 Changemaker: Nancy Scheibe

Gathering women's wisdom while paddling the Mississippi

2007 Changemaker: TADA!

Teens Against Dating Abuse spread the message about dating abuse to ‘tween girls

2007 Changemaker: Vednita Carter & Breaking Free

Working with police to hold johns accountable

2007 Changemaker: Foundation IX

Committed to eliminate cost as a barrier in girls' sports

2007 Changemaker: Lauretta Dawolo

The KFAI Youth News Initiative brought 10 girls of color into the studio to produce their own stories.

2007 Changemaker: Nancy Stephan

Honoring Women Worldwide Nancy Stephan. Photo by Steven…