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Notes from our weekly Changemakers Alliance newsletter
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Historical perspectives about transformative justice, philosophy about human evolution, and stories from the Changemakers Alliance visits to statewide communities for the "Hometown Values & Vision" series.
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An elementary school child looked out the window and saw…
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I was in a panic. I was sure there were doctors — and others — who would perform abortions for a price, but how to find one?
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Minnesota Women’s Press is seeking a new partner in our growth…
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Join our new "Be a Badass" community to support stories, conversations, and connections with Minnesotans who are developing solutions and action around a few core topics, as well as support our monthly print and digital magazine.
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“My boss said we don’t do that here.” Others heard, “That passed, but it’s not for Latinos.” A law is just a piece of paper unless people can enforce it.
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As our Changemakers Alliance (CALL) newsletter reported in May, we visited Lewiston in southeastern Minnesota for a town hall forum about the water quality issues there. In this deep dive story, we will offer details about statewide water quality issues — such as runoff from agriculture and cancerous toxicity dangers. The next installment will include advocacy updates from local advocates working on solutions.
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The most prevalent issues in community safety include domestic violence, as well as lack of options for treating mental health crises and addictions. This is a deep look at how Minnesota families and neighborhoods are impacted by these often-overlooked issues of public safety, and how Minnesotans can address these issues in a more comprehensive way than what policing is able to handle due to lack of personnel, attention, or training.
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People in the Hillside feel a great sense of pride, vibrancy, and beauty, while at the same time they recognize significant challenges, dangers, and concerns.
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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.
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How community leadership led to funding and citywide engagement
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Images and conversation that are building authentic unity
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Minneapolis police chief Brian O'Hara: "I perceived that everyone here wanted to change: residents, government, police officers. And I was wrong. People absolutely want progress, but people don't really want change.”
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Stories that reflect the challenges and solutions to creating a safer Minnesota that relies less on locks than on addressing behavioral concerns and needs.
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This ongoing series of testimonials shares the stories of pain direct from mothers of Black sons killed by police
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Our safety net is to work in a system of production within community.