2023 Legislative Priorities (Part 2)

As of March 29, 2023, in a week when omnibus bills are being fine-tuned for final steps in the legislative process this session.

  • 03/30/2023
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Protecting Minnesota Families at the Legislative Level

“Please use this as an example of what happens when we see the pain in our communities and we support them — they show up in really powerful ways.”

  • 03/30/2023

Home Is a Gateway to Dreams

Today I serve individuals who have been affected by poverty to reflect back to them someone who has been in their shoes.

  • 03/30/2023

The Fight for Free Menstrual Products at School

To us, it was unfair that the school provided non-menstruators with the hygiene products they needed (toilet paper, soap, and paper towels) while every month, we were forced to scavenge.

  • 03/30/2023

Reimagining “Self-Advocacy” as a Disabled Woman

Asking for help was the hardest and most cathartic self-advocacy I have ever accomplished.

  • 03/30/2023
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What We Can Do Together About Gender-Based Violence: March 25 Event Highlights

STORY COMING: Issues Insiders think Minnesota is still a few years away from having enough support to pass the Survivors Justice

  • 03/26/2023
Marilyn Carlson and LeeAnn Rashak

Marilyn Carlson Nelson Talks About Entrepreneurial Integrity … and More

“Whatever you do, do with integrity. Wherever you go, go as a leader. Whoever you serve, serve with care. Whenever you dream, dream with your all, and never, ever give up.”

  • 03/18/2023
Heather Edelson

Bills to Protect Victims of Gender-Based Violence

Sex Assault Medical Exams HF 1279 was discussed by the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee on February 28, to

  • 02/28/2023
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Celebrating the Advocacy and Principals of Honor the Earth

“Water and women are one and the same. They deserve our love and protection.”

  • 02/28/2023

Setting Up Gender-Based Violence Issues and Solutions

Economic abuse, rape, criminalization of victims, gun-related homicides, and why the village needs to be part of the solutions

  • 02/22/2023

Talking to Boys About Masculinity: A Conversation With Felix Martinez-Paz

We are tired because we’re carrying this backpack every day, heavy with expectations and stereotypes.

  • 02/22/2023

New Young Adult Book Explores Archeology, Gender, and Vikings

This turned out to be a story that is so much more than DNA testing.

  • 02/22/2023