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We Are Proud!

Minnesota Women’s Press won second-place awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association for Sarah Whiting’s photography and for this website.

  • 02/18/2021

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

“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

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

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

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

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

Women’s Guide to Voting

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

  • 10/01/2018

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

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

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

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