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Learning From Global Thought Leaders

Editor Mikki Morrissette recently attended the global, virtual @SkolFoundation three-day conference focused on “Closing the Distance.” Here are a few

  • 04/17/2021
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Action = Change: Police Reform Legislation

April 15 — From a story by Axios: Black people are killed by police at higher rates than white people in

  • 04/15/2021
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The Journey of Sexual Assault Legislation: Part 1 of 2

There are winding roads that lead to systems and policy change. This is a snapshot of one of them, still in process, related to sexual assault legislation.

  • 04/14/2021
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A Global Conversation on Public Health and Pandemic Response

We have the tools — raw materials, surveillance, science, communication — to do better. “It is about political will” to make this a priority, so we don’t forget, like we did the lessons of the 1918 pandemic.

  • 04/07/2021
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April 7: Advocacy Updates from WoMN Act

Advocacy updates related to equity and justice

  • 04/07/2021
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What are the risks of extremism in Minnesota?

Moonshot, a safety tech firm, analyzed more than six months worth of search data showing online appetite for extremist mobilization to targeted violence, political violence, anti-government, conspiracy theories, and armed groups.

  • 04/01/2021
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Unheard Stories: Asian Americans Experiencing Hate

How disrespectful it is that eight members of our community were killed and we were met with ‘Happy St. Patrick’s Day’ greetings from white colleagues the next day. We saw more social media posts about celebrations than acknowledgement of our suffering and our grieving.

  • 03/28/2021
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2021 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

Ready to get your kids out of the house this summer? Here are the trainings, camps, and internship options we

  • 03/26/2021
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NEWS: Intoxication and Rape

The opinion went on to note the Legislature’s “unique institutional capacity” to address the issue, specifically citing the CSC Working Group and Rep. Moller’s legislation as a remedy. The bipartisan bill has not received a committee hearing in the Senate.

  • 03/24/2021
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Gender-based Violence Resources

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

  • 03/23/2021
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April 22: Virtual Forum on MMIR

We are building a conversation with some of the women featured in our April issue about the Missing and Murdered

  • 03/23/2021
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Good News

An In-the-News roundup: Deb Haaland, VAWA, and more

  • 03/18/2021