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We Are Celebrating Six Awards!

We are celebrating our triumphs at last night's Minnesota…

Lt. Gov Peggy Flanagan Talks Women and Leadership in Minnesota

We had an opportunity to talk with Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan. Here is some of what she shared with us about what she is proud of, on not going backwards, and on opportunities for cultural growth in Minnesota.

March 2022: In the News

Visit the award-winning womenspress.com website and listen to a radio show conversation about the new Changemakers Alliance

Collective Effort: Resettling Afghan Refugees in Minnesota

There are dozens of people statewide who are working together…

Naheed and Yusra Murad: Supporting Basic Needs

“It is not possible for someone to have a sense of physical, mental, and social well-being without having safe, stable, dignified housing.”

Georgia Fort: Holding Media Accountable

“It is about examining the media industry and saying, ‘How can we be better collectively? How can we stop being an industry that causes further harm to marginalized and oppressed communities?’”

Sue Purchase: Guerrilla Public Health Provider

Overdose deaths in the U.S. rose to over 93,000 in 2020 — up from 70,630 in 2019 — which was the largest amount ever recorded in a 12-month period.

Turtle Island Stories: The Sustainable Agriculture Movement

By doing this work, Harvest Nation assumes a receiving role within the large movement known as Rematriation, the returning of seeds to their mother land to be reunited with the earth and its people.

Q&A With Angela Dawson, 40 Acre Co-op

There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.

Public Safety Solutions in Saint Paul

The nuance is a shift from centering the responder to one that anchors on a specific challenge or impetus for a call and honors the value of specialized training.

My Job as an Embedded Social Worker

With the upcoming local elections focused on where voters land on public safety needs — the $180-million, 600-plus-person Minneapolis police department being a central piece of the conversation — we are focused on providing information about what solutions are getting committed, long-term resources.