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Almost half of 2021’s new entrepreneurs were women, up from 28 percent in 2019.

  • 06/25/2022
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CALL: Talking About LGBTQ+ Health, Aging, and Rights

Frustration is why it is crucial to sometimes take a step back and consider the change that has happened.

  • 06/25/2022
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Cooperative Economic Justice

“This project has a bigger national image than it does in the state,” Hurston says. “I think what draws people outside of Minnesota to this is the fact that they are aware of the stories of Philando Castile and George Floyd, the banking drought.”

  • 06/25/2022
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Shot of Influence

A group of ten women entrepreneurs are featured in the documentary “Shot of Influence,” produced by independent filmmaker Gabrielle Reece,

  • 06/25/2022
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Sisterhood, Not Cisterhood

Coming out is a big change, and it’s natural to have questions. If you’re close enough to a person, you can usually feel out if a question is okay.

  • 06/25/2022
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Through the Ojibwe Language, Baabiitaw Boyd Understands Her World and Herself

Talking about the impact of learning Ojibwemowin, the importance of language revitalization and the role of language in grieving, and hopes for an expansive Ojibwemowin curriculum in Minnesota schools.

  • 06/25/2022
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Step 1: Expand Treatment Centers

We can interrupt the cycle of children aging up into homelessness, which is a problem in our state.

  • 05/28/2022
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We Recover With Others: A Conversation with Farhia Budul

We help people understand that substance use disorders are a brain disease, and that recovery is possible.

  • 05/28/2022
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Faith & Fight: Barbara Satin Spent Decades Advocating for Trans Inclusion in Church Communities

As a devout Catholic who spent time in the seminary in her late teens, Satin says she knew that there was little room for women in leadership in the Catholic church and absolutely no acceptance of a transgender person.

  • 05/28/2022
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The “YIMBY” vs. “NIMBY” Movement

They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.

  • 05/28/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Rep. Heather Keeler on Transparency, Gun Violence, Inclusion

If I can be honest in who I am, and the opportunity that I have in this seat, hopefully there is a little girl out there who can hear or see a message and realize that it is a possibility for them — that they are not too broken to do this work. We all deserve to be in this space and make these changes together.

  • 05/26/2022
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VIEW: Heartbroken, Yet Hopeful, About Housing for All Minnesotans

A new ‘preventing homelessness’ committee member asked a panel of ten people to reflect on when they could have made a choice differently to avoid homelessness. That was his idea of prevention. In 2020, 350 Minnesotans died outside. Some of them were babies.

  • 05/23/2022