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In the News: December 2022

Child Labor in Minnesota The Washington Post reports that federal labor investigators indicate a company illegally employed dozens of children

  • 11/29/2022
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Changemakers Alliance: Media That Makes a Difference

Changemakers Alliance (CALL) was launched by Minnesota Women’s Press in 2022 to move our statewide community of engaged readers off

  • 11/29/2022
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Hiring Development Director

As we expand into Greater Minnesota with our Changemakers Alliance listen-solve-do media campaigns, Minnesota Women’s Press needs a development director

  • 11/21/2022
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Values & Vision of Minnesota Voters

We listened to some of the voices, and saw some of the villages, at three locations on election night in Saint Paul. Here are a few highlights.

  • 11/09/2022
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Values & Vision: Talking to People Engaged in Politics (With Election Results)

The values and vision of 20 Minnesotans who care about serving everyone in a culture of abundance, not scarcity and fear. “If it is about us, include us.”

  • 11/09/2022
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New Indigenous and LGBTQ+ Voices That Will Represent Minnesotans

At the state capitol, there is a historic slate of LGBTQ+ candidates and Native candidates. Here are parts of our conversations with some of them.

  • 11/08/2022
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What Is On Voters’ Minds?

We talked with candidates and other Minnesota engaged in politics about how reproductive rights, public safety, and education are impacting voters.

  • 11/06/2022
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Gloria Perez: Investing in Women and Girls

The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”

  • 11/04/2022
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Pro-Choice and Pro-Equality Candidates

Minnesota Women’s Press does not endorse candidates, since we do not have the team to vet all candidates fairly in

  • 11/04/2022
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Perspectives From a Global Summit

Minnesota Women’s Press was uniquely invited to participate in a D.C.-based global summit

  • 11/01/2022
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VIEW: Tale of Two Cities — Selecting a Police Chief

Particularly in policing, but in every facet of civic life, what we need is to recenter the forming of partnerships as the heart of the activity, as both the means and the end.

  • 11/01/2022
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People in Politics: What Makes a Powerful Leader?

“Women naturally function more as a collective. There is power in numbers. When it is transactional, people who want to succeed think that dividing and conquering is how you do it. That is actually a colonized way of leading.”

  • 10/30/2022