CALL: Founding Changemakers Alliance members

Who is part of Changemakers Alliance? Are YOU ready to join?

Changemakers Alliance: Stories, Solutions & Solidarity is a statewide network made possible by underwriters, donors, and members. Our first underwriter is Valvoline Instant Oil Change across Northern Minnesota, a woman-owned business supporting women and families across the region.

Below are snippets from the one-hour long sessions we held in January 2022 to get acquainted with members of the new Changemakers Alliance: Stories, Solutions & Solidarity.


Changemakers Alliance members (so far)

Where Are We?

Apple Valley, Aurora, Babbitt, Blaine, Burnsville, Centerville, Crookston, Eagle Bend, East Bethel, Edina, Faribault, Hinckley, Lake Vermilion, Little Falls, Mankato, Maplewood, Minneapolis, Ortonville, Richfield, Roseville, Saint Charles, Saint Paul, Savage, Shakopee, Staples, Wayzata 

What We Care About

  • Creating Equitable Systems, 35 
  • Healing Trauma, 29 
  • Restoring Ecosystems, 27 
  • Statewide Bridge-Building, 24 
  • Transforming Justice, 10 
  • Also: mental health, resilience to climate change, gun violence, food sovereignty, Fair Trade sales, voting rights, power of art to make change, gender-based violence, and political leadership.

To join, visit our introductory page for Changemakers Alliance.


featuring Sarah Gruidl, Lucina Kayee, Lindalee Soderstrom, Dawn Espe

featuring Cat Tamminga, Lillie Gardner, Teresa Opheim, Vicki O’Day
featuring Beth Peterson
featuring Linda Hopkins, Beth Peterson, and Linda Bergh

Calling all Minnesotans interested in mental health solutions

Might art and nature play a role in developing a way to address statewide mental health issues for all of us? We will begin to build teams in March interested in this topic and solutions: