News Bites

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Changemakers Alliance

It is time to put the power of our unique community into statewide networking.

  • 09/24/2021
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Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.

  • 09/23/2021
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Patterns of Violence

In May, Bruce Pofahl, 62, shot and killed two people and injured a third near Green Bay at a restaurant

  • 09/20/2021
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Legacy of Gender-Based Violence and Race

When we look back at crime, justice, and healing, there are patterns that have emerged indefinitely. For example, in 1992,

  • 09/20/2021
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The Crisis of Gun Violence

We are listing the gun violence that has thus far claimed 68 lives in Minneapolis alone. We also surveyed Minnesota Women’s Press readers, about the problems and solutions you see in public safety.

  • 09/16/2021
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Collaborative Policing

August 31, 2021 — An expansion of embedded social workers into law enforcement was announced in Hennepin County. The addition

  • 08/31/2021
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VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

  • 08/12/2021
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Survey Results: How Would You Fund Public Safety?

We asked our readers to complete a survey on public safety. Here is what some of you told us.

  • 08/05/2021
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Legislative Update: MMIR Office Established

As loyal Minnesota Women’s Press readers are aware, we have been actively covering the stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR). We included our first Transforming Justice alert in June encouraging readers to engage with the issue of legislative budget for an MMIR office to be established.

  • 07/09/2021
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Update from Minnesota House of Representatives

A report from House of Representatives DFL on its accomplishments this season.

  • 07/01/2021
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Juneteenth Messages

Two compelling Juneteenth messages

  • 06/25/2021
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In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

  • 06/25/2021