https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Changemakers-alliance.png 1111 1111 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-08-29 09:05:092023-09-13 14:59:41CALL: What We Are Talking About This Week
Notes from our weekly Changemakers Alliance newsletter
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Screen-Shot-2023-07-17-at-9.10.07-PM.png 466 628 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-07-17 20:58:202023-08-25 16:57:38On Morality, Transformation, and Vulnerability: A Talk by the Publisher
Historical perspectives about transformative justice, philosophy about human evolution, and stories from the Changemakers Alliance visits to statewide communities for the "Hometown Values & Vision" series.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/Kentral-Larry-Quincy.jpg 1088 1450 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-06-27 07:52:222023-07-20 13:00:42Next Step Program: How Healing and Transformation Can Emerge From Violence
An elementary school child looked out the window and saw…
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/ob-gyn-copy.jpg 893 1200 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-06-21 17:32:232023-07-23 08:20:38Commentary: My Abortion Experience in 1962
I was in a panic. I was sure there were doctors — and others — who would perform abortions for a price, but how to find one?
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Ellison.png 1278 1450 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-09-19 07:29:492023-09-24 20:58:30UPDATED: Policing Safety in Schools?
As schools resume statewide, there is pushback by some politicians and law enforcement officers about not being able to use a prone hold — putting a student face down on the ground and applying weight to their head, throat, neck, or chest to restrict their ability to breathe.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Rondo.jpg 570 911 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-09-11 07:18:012023-09-11 07:25:02Transformation in Rondo: Golden Thyme Co-op Ownership
When I-94 was built through Saint Paul in the…
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Badass-logo.png 1111 1111 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-09-01 08:00:142023-09-22 14:14:20Join the Badass Community
Join our new "Be a Badass" community to support stories, conversations, and connections with Minnesotans who are developing solutions and action around a few core topics, as well as support our monthly print and digital magazine.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Johnson_Nellie.jpg 159 262 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-08-30 09:13:502023-09-04 22:40:27Minnesota Labor Advocates Through History
— compiled by Mikki Morrissette, with…
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Mikki-Morrissette-photo-by-Sarah-Whiting-5440-copy.jpg 729 1200 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-08-30 08:54:342023-09-22 06:39:15Building a Badass Base: Editor’s Letter and TOC
“We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces and say to each other: We must be together; our masters are joined together and we must do the same thing.” — Mother Jones, Irish-American union activist
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Jessica-Rohloff-photo-Sarah-Whiting-2-e1693415632729.jpg 480 1200 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-08-30 07:36:522023-09-04 22:39:56A Movement Rooted in Rural and Working-Class Values
These are the values I was raised with.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Rose-Roach-photo-Sarah-Whiting--e1693415676972.jpg 564 1200 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-08-30 07:28:572023-09-04 22:39:26Why Do We Let Our Bosses Control Our Health Care?
If we don’t have enough nurses to care for us at our most vulnerable, that’s not good for any of us. We should be regulating that just like we regulate child care, where there can only be so many infants per adult.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Elizabeth-Davis-child-care.png 674 600 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-08-30 06:12:262023-08-30 12:12:01Solving Child Care Needs, Especially in Greater Minnesota
The separation in our policy between care and education is really a false dichotomy.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/mental-health-response.png 1042 1106 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-08-14 13:12:482023-09-11 07:17:56Deep Dive: Filling Gaps in Public Safety
The most prevalent issues in community safety include domestic violence, as well as lack of options for treating mental health crises and addictions. This is a deep look at how Minnesota families and neighborhoods are impacted by these often-overlooked issues of public safety, and how Minnesotans can address these issues in a more comprehensive way than what policing is able to handle due to lack of personnel, attention, or training.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Doran-Schrantz.png 962 960 Mikki Morrissette https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Mikki Morrissette2023-07-28 12:05:022023-08-30 12:12:51Perspectives from the Anti-Authoritarianism 22nd Century Congress
The recent global 22nd Century Congress conference held in Minneapolis featured many days of conversations about how to address authoritarianism and co-create a more democratic system that supports a pluralistic society. Here are a few highlights from the conversations.
https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/33297817-B4E1-450C-97E5-1AF290C8330E.jpg 715 1000 Lydia https://www.womenspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/reverse-1024x196.png Lydia2023-07-26 11:52:212023-08-01 15:27:03In the News: August 2023
A threat to Saint Anthony Falls, Boathouses, Tribal water settlements