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Gloria Perez: Investing in Women and Girls

The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”

  • 11/04/2022
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People in Politics: What Makes a Powerful Leader?

“Women naturally function more as a collective. There is power in numbers. When it is transactional, people who want to succeed think that dividing and conquering is how you do it. That is actually a colonized way of leading.”

  • 10/30/2022
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Changemakers Alliance: Key Topics for 2023

“That is the way we plan to lead, clear on our values.”

  • 10/27/2022
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Talking Politics With Disabled Community Members

Local advocate Judy Moe, Director of the Richfield Disability Advocacy Project (R-DAP), is focused on mobilizing the disability community’s vote.

  • 10/04/2022
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BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

  • 08/25/2022
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Great North Innocence Project

“If you are imprisoned and you are innocent of a crime, you can imagine that it just compounds the trauma.”

  • 08/25/2022
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A Home Filled With Love and Structure

I wish more people would be involved with this work and understand that people who commit crimes need help. We are not monsters.

  • 08/25/2022
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August 2022 In the News: Transforming Justice

“It became clear to me that any program addressing the violence women had committed would also need to address the aggression and violence they had personally experienced.”

  • 08/24/2022
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Column: Why I Am Running for School Board

She cautioned that my status as a transgender woman likely would generate some strong negativity, and given that, she would understand if I wanted to pass on running.

  • 08/18/2022
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Collectively, We Hold These Truths: Editor’s Letter and TOC

We all need to be involved
in building communities, not focused solely on developing things. — Winona LaDuke

  • 07/28/2022
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An Introduction to the Commons

We have an upside-down narrative that seems to allow a few people and institutions to profit from the public spaces we care for.

  • 07/28/2022
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How to Create a Village in an Urban Space

adapted from onthecommons.org

  • 07/28/2022