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Describe a pivotal moment that impacted your life

The Sting of Being Excluded I was the tallest girl in grade school. I can still feel the sting and

  • 12/01/2018
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“You Rule. What Is Your First Action?”

Thank You for Electing Me: My Executive Orders I’ve issued an executive order making climate change the highest priority in our

  • 11/01/2018
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My Dog Owns Me

My husband and I are impulsive. We moved into our first apartment four years ago. We brought home our first cat, Albus,

  • 11/01/2018
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Re-Envisioning Equity

When diverse voices are not invited, or do not feel welcome, to join conversations in rooms where important decisions are being made, the dollars that are distributed don’t include that community.

  • 11/01/2018
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How Can We Talk To Each Other?

Six steps to talking with someone who doesn’t see things the same way as you do.

  • 11/01/2018
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How I Found My Future

I was a straight-A student and on the high school debate team when my family moved to North Minneapolis from out of state.

  • 11/01/2018
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Women’s Guide to Voting

A history timetable of women’s right to vote in Minnesota

  • 10/01/2018
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We Are All Criminals

Baxter’s juxtaposition of photographs and stories reveals how much race and privilege affect which future a person might have after making a mistake. As she reveals, we are all criminals; some simply get penalized differently than others, and are restricted from growing past their mistakes.

  • 10/01/2018
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Offering Home Support

Investing in services that enable older adults to remain independent, while providing peace of mind to caregivers, will help make communities stronger and more self-sufficient.

  • 09/01/2018
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The Dark & The Light

From my end-of-summer balcony, it allows me an active way to observe the balance of the dark and light, paying more attention to where I put my energy, and where I don’t need to.

  • 09/01/2018
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Kate Nowlin: Stories With Dimension

“Over three million women have served in our post-9/11 wars, and I felt there was ample room to contribute a story about a female warrior.”

  • 09/01/2018
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Rosy Simas Facilitates the Weave of Healing

Many Native people believe that intergenerational trauma for all people is not simply a psychological concept, but a physical one — that traumatic events in our ancestors live on in our bodies, blood, and bones.

  • 09/01/2018