News Bites

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Shot of Influence

A group of ten women entrepreneurs are featured in the documentary “Shot of Influence,” produced by independent filmmaker Gabrielle Reece,

  • 06/25/2022
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RIP Roe (or… maybe not in peace…)

This is a living page of updates. Changemakers Alliance is building a statewide conversation about what happens next in Minnesota, including how to come closer to electing 51 percent women’s leadership this fall

  • 06/24/2022
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Public Safety On the Ballot This Year

The League of Women’s Voters Minneapolis is creating a series of commentaries related to the 2022 Midterm Elections. This is one of them.

  • 06/07/2022
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In the News: June 2022

Naloxone Finder Map, Monthly Addiction Treatment Shot, Mental Health Crisis Response

  • 05/28/2022
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News: Minnesota Attorney General and Local Planned Parenthood President Talk Abortion Rights

People born today in this country will likely have fewer rights and opportunities to pursue their own lives than people in my generation have had.

  • 05/04/2022
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In the News: May 2022

Parents and Politics, Mamas First Act, “Don’t Say Gay” Bills

  • 04/28/2022
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“Shot of Influence” Showcases Local Entrepreneurs

Are you interested in supporting local women entrepreneurs? Have you also noticed that women tend to roll sleeves up in

  • 04/27/2022
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NEWS: Investigation Report on Race-Based Policing in Minneapolis

MPD officers, supervisors, and field training officers receive deficient training, which emphasizes a paramilitary approach to policing that results in officers unnecessarily escalating encounters or using inappropriate levels of force.

  • 04/27/2022
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My Path to the Polish-Ukrainian Border

Our gratitude to Bernadine Joselyn for sharing her 6,800-word essay with us about her recent experiences in Poland with Ukrainian refugees. This is an excerpt.

  • 04/23/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Talking With Three MN Legislators

Part of our 12-part series of Women in Politics

  • 04/17/2022
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  • 04/16/2022
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NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

  • 04/13/2022