Greater MN

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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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Climate Land Leaders

How Minnesota Women Are Restoring the Earth

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020
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Co-Creating the Community Economy

As publisher and editor of the Minnesota Women’s Press platform, I ask our readers: Help us find and share — in virtual forums, in our magazine pages — the stories about community-based economies, green cooperatives, and women-led innovations that are working to truly correct our inequities.

  • 05/22/2020
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LGBTQ+ Policy in the Time of COVID-19

“A barrier we face is a lack of sensitivity to the struggles and suffering of LGBTQ+ folx.”

  • 05/18/2020
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My Nontraditional Path

Growing up on a farm helped me to understand that, more than a daughter or a granddaughter, I was a

  • 03/24/2020
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The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

  • 03/24/2020
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A Rural County’s Response

In many of these rural areas, residents tend to be older. An influx of people who might travel with the virus could bring strain to smaller healthcare systems.

  • 03/10/2020
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A Blueprint to Thrive

“The vitality of our region, and the strength of our rural economy, depends on everyone being able to contribute, and it starts before birth. We need to ensure all our kids — our Indigenous children, our seventh-generation immigrant children, and our first-generation immigrant children — get the best possible start to life.’’ — Southwest Initiative Foundation President Diana Anderson

  • 02/24/2020