Action

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New Action Around Homelessness

In the recent past our society has allocated the problem of homelessness to the government. But just like any other institution, there are limits to what they can provide.

  • 03/24/2020
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Eating for Equity

Emily Torgrimson, executive director of Eat for Equity, harnesses the power of sharing a meal by encouraging and supporting sustainable

  • 03/24/2020
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The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

  • 03/24/2020
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In the News: March 2020

Dying With Dignity submitted by Rebecca Thoman Terminally ill Minnesotans await action from the Legislature on the End-of-Life Options Act

  • 02/24/2020
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Equity Solutions & Quiz

In a related story we look at some of the statewide issues and policy suggestions stemming from the Minnesota Equity

  • 02/24/2020
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My Communist Roots

Communism promised an equitable society with workers enjoying the fruits of their labors. Everyone would have housing, health care, education. There would be no discrimination against women, or religious minorities, or people of different ethnic backgrounds.

  • 02/24/2020
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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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The Upcycler

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Kristen McCoy, known to friends as “The Upcycler,” has a simple

  • 01/26/2020
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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
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Turning Tragedy Into Action

I did not want anyone to forget about who [Philando] was and what he represented as a man — his devotion to his job and the children, always thinking about other people. I wanted to keep his legacy alive by doing the things that he held near and dear to his heart.

  • 11/26/2019