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2022 Changemaker Sarah Ingram: Changing Restaurant Culture

For Ingram, providing a superb experience to restaurant guests starts with taking care of her employees.

  • 11/29/2022
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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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Appreciating the Common Wealth

What communities are capable of doing in a time of democratic crisis and economic rebuilding.

  • 07/28/2022
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U of M Center Helps K–12 Educators Teach Climate Change, One Story at a Time

Education about climate change has been largely nonexistent in K–12 schools until recently.

  • 07/28/2022
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Reclaiming Rights From Government and Industry

Grant Township in Pennsylvania, a town of 600, was sued three times by an energy company and the state’s department

  • 07/28/2022
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Imagine the Year 2060

People emerged from their homes with shocked, confused stares, like deer emerging from forest wildfire.

  • 07/28/2022
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“Meeting in The Commons: How to Become Badass Collaborators”

My view of the media business I love is that we tend to be reactive, writing for a passive audience. But our most engaged readers are NOT passive, and want to get in front of the stories, to change outcomes.

  • 07/25/2022
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Let’s Talk Iron Range and Boundary Waters Politics

What we can do better in northern Minnesota — a conversation with four people who see the environmental, political, and community needs.

  • 06/15/2022
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VIEW: The Hopeful Messengers About Climate Change

While there is plenty of bad news out there about climate change, Bill McKibben — who founded 350.org — published

  • 05/17/2022
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Celebrating Badass Minnesota Women

In-Person Event April 16, 2022 A free in-person event that was supported by Changemakers Alliance members, Valvoline, Vote.Run.Lead., Seward, and

  • 04/29/2022
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Ranae Hanson on Solving for Minnesota’s Political Polarization

People in the North are frustrated because they don’t feel like city people are talking about this at all, they don’t see it coming up in the newspapers — they only see the other kind of mining. And it’s pretty important.

  • 04/28/2022