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June 2 Forum: “Let’s Talk Black Women’s Mental Health”

  When Dr. Catherine Squires returned to our website…

Minnesota Women’s Press 2024 Youth Resource Guide: Jobs and Activities

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

Legacy Story: African American Moms: Community Must Invest in Youth (1998)

“We bought these children into the world. We feel their pain and share it with them.”

A Conversation About Black Women’s Mental Health and Academia

In my mind, it was simply "let me get through it."

Getting Serious About Protecting Survivors of Partner Violence

“We are not different parts of a chain. We are different parts of a large mechanism and we have to work together.”

Highlights of Minnesota Women’s Press 39th Year Celebration and 1st Annual Badass Minnesotans Awards

The Minnesota Women’s Press April 13 event “39 Years of Voice and Vision” will be a jam-packed Saturday afternoon event to celebrate Badass Minnesotans — and our survival as the longest continuously run feminist publication in the U.S.

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

The U.S. Supreme Court could restrict medication abortion access in Minnesota, despite protections

Regardless of what the Supreme Court rules, mifepristone will remain available. The justices are deciding how easily patients can access the drug to terminate their pregnancies.
a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency assessment of gas emission sources, prepared for legislators, detailing 2005-2018 data

Deep Dive: The Hopes and Insights of a Long-Time Climate Change Policy Advocate

"We have to stop depending on the infrastructure that our parents and grandparents built and start acting like Americans who can build things. Once we have a really great grid co-location with solar and wind, it is going to be less important in terms of where we live."

COMMENTARY: Additional Work to Be Done in Bodily Autonomy

I’m thankful that I have hospice as an option at the end of my life, and I will use it for the maximum comfort I can attain. But in the end, I want the option to die gently in my sleep, surrounded by my loved ones.

Deep Dive: How Legislators and Law Enforcement Are Divided on Using Force on Students

The contentious debate in the legislature continues about whether chokeholds can be used on students. This represents recent discussion by a variety of voices, from law enforcement to students to pediatric health specialists.

How LGBTQ+ Rights, ERA, and Congregations Are Collaborating in a Minnesota Network

A trans refuge network is in process in Minnesota to help people move to safety, involving trauma-informed teammates.