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In the News: March 2021

Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline, Restorative Justice for Vets, Bias in Protests and Sentencing, Reparations, other resources

  • 02/25/2021
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Ethnic Studies in Minnesota

Ethnic Studies has been added to graduation requirements in Minnesota. The Minneapolis School Board unanimously approved Ethnic Studies as a

  • 02/24/2021
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We Are Proud!

Minnesota Women’s Press won second-place awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association for Sarah Whiting’s photography and for this website.

  • 02/18/2021
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Camden’s Reduction of Crime

New officers are required to knock on doors in the neighborhood they are assigned to patrol.

  • 01/24/2021
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How Albuquerque Is Tackling Community Safety

“Trained, unarmed professionals should be addressing calls on mental health, addiction, inebriation, and homelessness where there is not a threat to public safety.”

  • 01/24/2021
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In the News: February 2021

Asian American Visibility The Council for Asian American Leaders released a 2021 report, “Redefining Wealth Through Communal and Cultural Assets,”

  • 01/21/2021

January 2021: Immigration In the News

Deporting new mothers, pandemic insecurity in detention facilities, awaiting Biden Administration on immigrant status, vaccines for immigrants

  • 01/09/2021
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Rep. Ilhan Omar Update on Impeachment

The full House will now vote on a measure calling on Vice President Pence and the cabinet to remove President Donald Trump under the 25th amendment. If Pence does not act, the House will move to impeach this week.

  • 01/07/2021

New Education & Community Partnerships

see related “Conversation with Acooa Ellis on Education” Recipients of United Way’s Student and Family Empowerment grants were identified by

  • 12/16/2020
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Roxane Gay on Reproductive Freedom

NARAL Pro-choice Minnesota featured keynote speaker author Roxane Gay at its annual fundraiser December 1. She spoke virtually with Karin

  • 12/05/2020
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Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled “Handle With Care” featured Sondra Samuels, founder and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, and Tom

  • 12/05/2020
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Help us share women’s voices

There are four ways to support our work to create solidarity and uplift voices to regenerate the values and progress

  • 11/25/2020