News & Activism

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Improving Food Access

In 2009, my family and I bought a house out in the country and we filled our land with gardens.

  • 01/26/2020
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Action = Dining Out

In 2015, a local publication photographed an entirely male — and almost all white — line-up for the cover of

  • 01/26/2020
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Mindful Consumption

Born and raised in India in a middle-class family of educators, I come from a developing country with a rich

  • 01/26/2020
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February 2020 GoSeeDo

2/6 – 3/1 — The White Card Set at the dinner party of wealthy white art collectors and a Black

  • 01/26/2020
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In the News: February 2020

Trap or Grow The #GrowFood movement, started by North Minneapolis youth, has launched its first video, connected to its “Trap

  • 01/26/2020
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The Upcycler

Kristen McCoy, known to friends as “The Upcycler,” has a simple mission: to rescue used garments from the landfill and

  • 01/26/2020
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Hen Solo: My Life as a Chicken

It was after World War II in the U.S. that my cousins became science experiments. There was a contest in nearly all the

  • 01/25/2020
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ERA Impressions from Virginia

ERA Minnesota sent two representatives to Richmond, Virginia, to help with the final push for the 38th state to ratify

  • 01/17/2020
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Listen: Changemakers Gala

Nearly 150 women gathered on December 5, 2019, in celebration of five special honorees who were recognized by Minnesota Women’s

  • 12/23/2019
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My Path Into Labor Rights

“One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness.” — Wired magazine

  • 12/23/2019