ECOLUTION: The Science of Agriculture That Impacts Water and Soil Health

“The state’s waters are connected in ways scientists are just beginning to understand."

Insights From the 2024 Saint Paul City Council Inauguration

"The truth is, to be a woman in a space that was not built for you is to know how to build space with your bare hands, to demand the attention of any room … to be a walking figure of change, of growth, to know how to rise and rise again and rise again and rise again and again and again and again."

Publisher’s Commentary 3: Welcome to the Year of Healthy Collaboration

Artists, scientists, and spiritual philosophers remind us that our world does not consist of independent entities, but intertwined branches, continuously evolving in new directions through interaction.

Publisher’s Commentary 2: Faith in Humankind

people did not know in the early 1900s as much as we do now about behavioral changes that can come from wraparound mental, financial, and healing services. Education about genetics and mental health then — and for some still today — was limited to thinking that everything we are and can be is related to genes, and is unchangeable.

Publisher’s Commentary 1: Nurturing Healthy Collaboration in a Community Economy

The Community Economy is “a space of decision making where we recognize and negotiate our interdependence with other humans, other species, and our environment. In the process of recognizing and negotiating, we become a community.” 

Housing Advocates Recognized for 2023 Legislation

"I feel incredibly blessed to be in a state with so many people focusing their energies, their talents, and their resources to making sure everybody has a safe place to live." — Gov. Tim Walz

Changemaker: Outspoken PFAS critic Amara Strande, who died from cancer in 2023

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2023 Changemaker: Mercedes Yarbrough: Re-Envisioning Education One Comic at a Time

The goal, she says, is to “empower kids of color to see their history through a positive lens.”

2023 Changemaker Hli Xyooj: Bridging the Hmong Community

“How do I empower myself by empowering my community?”

“Let’s Talk About Money” #1

What help and support did people need to get where they are? Sometimes we need help getting onto stable financial footing, and more people need to understand that is okay, and is more common than we think.
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