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What Are Hometown Values?

The people we talked with for this issue are strong examples of neighbors living out values in communion with others.

Shelter Development Proceeding in Saint Cloud

Many local business leaders in the neighborhood opposed the construction, but community members who supported the project pushed back.

The Motivations Behind a Campaign: Rachel Bohman and Jen Schultz

Both Rachel Bohman of Rochester (District 1) and Jen Schultz of Duluth (District 8) are attempting to unseat anti-choice incumbents in the 2024 U.S.Congressional elections in Minnesota.

Suggested Readings: Collective Health

Our new year-long series will focus on interconnected systems that are broken and can be fixed.

Challenges and Joys in Northfield

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"Everyone on the leadership board is under the age of 21; some are as young as 12. It is a phenomenal model. I’ve never been a part of something like this before."

June 2 Forum: “Let’s Talk Black Women’s Mental Health”

  When Dr. Catherine Squires returned to our website…

Four Steps to Help Small Farmers

Small farmers in Minnesota bring fresh local produce to their communities. But the road to get there can be steep and rocky, and includes economic, logistical, and bureaucratic barriers. 

Foraging for Connection: Three women celebrate their love of foraging around White Earth

“They were doing such a simple thing, picking berries, that act of love.”
a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency assessment of gas emission sources, prepared for legislators, detailing 2005-2018 data

Deep Dive: The Hopes and Insights of a Long-Time Climate Change Policy Advocate

"We have to stop depending on the infrastructure that our parents and grandparents built and start acting like Americans who can build things. Once we have a really great grid co-location with solar and wind, it is going to be less important in terms of where we live."

Legacy Story: Environmental Warriors (2002)

“If I don’t take a stand against coal burning in my neighborhood, then I am tacitly giving the polluting corporations my permission to continue."

Legacy Story: Farm Women Show Their Strengths as Crisis in Agriculture Deepens (1986)

Another strength women bring to the farm crisis is their ability to grieve.

Farming Resilience

Farmer-led organizations, such as the National Farmers Union within the World Farmers Organization, have pushed to have our perspectives heard and included in these discussions about climate crisis solutions.