Commentary: Why We Need Volunteers to Work on Behalf of Our Most Vulnerable Children

“I could never do what you’re doing.” Over the…
Mary Moriarty

Talking to Mary Moriarty About Juvenile Justice Reform

As the new Hennepin County Attorney, Mary Moriarty…

Reforming Policy Around Foster Care

My wish for fosters who come after me is that success should not be based on luck.

Land Remembers: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“I was struck by how our understanding of the place we live is shaped as much by what we do know about its history as what we don’t know."

Give Get Sistet

We wanted to avoid creating circumstances in which people who don’t live in the community are coming as spectators.
Flowers

Restoring (Some of) Turtle Island

According to the TRUTH Project research, the U.S. government paid the Dakota two cents per acre in 1851. Circle News reported the land was then sold for 251 times that amount.

Tapestry: Where Does the Land Remember?

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"Where does the land hold traumatic memories in Minnesota (personally…

Feeding Souls for True Community Safety

I literally sobbed at the beauty, hope, and possibility I felt in this stretch of land that has held such loss.

It Happened in Duluth

I was born and raised here, and I didn’t know about this story until I was 18.

Come Inside the Healing Hut

Photo Sarah Whiting I have always been curious about…

Anisa Hagi-Mohamed’s Affirmations

I feel like colonialism, war, and trauma have changed our language and mindsets. It doesn’t feel right. We come from such an abundant culture.

Cake Therapy: Baking the Way to Change

When you get into the rhythm of baking and creating cake designs, it takes you out of your mind and into the silence of a safe space.