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Women for Trump

Reader Lisa Burke, a healthcare professional, mother, and grandmother, attended the “Women for Trump” panel discussion at Union Depot on

  • 10/12/2019
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In the News: October 2019

Women’s Advocates, #MeToo, Disinformation

  • 09/24/2019
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Women’s Vote

It was on September 8, 1919, that the Minnesota legislature finally voted yes, after 72 years of work on the

  • 09/23/2019
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In the News: September 2019

Our Think items this month are about breaking ground on Breaking the Silence, fighting bigotry with literacy, a perspective on guns and abortion rights, and sexism in space exploration.

  • 08/24/2019
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A Village Without Men

Jinwar, a women-only village in northern Syria was built as a self-sustaining commune “free of the constraints of the oppressive

  • 02/01/2019
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The Disability Justice Movement

When Alicia Munson graduated from the University of St. Thomas, it was the height of the recession. She wanted to

  • 02/01/2019
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The February 14 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s march and rally brought attention to the fact that murder is the

  • 02/01/2019
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Steps Into Presidential Race

excerpted from her speech February 10, 2019 My mom, a proud union member, taught second grade in the suburbs until

  • 02/01/2019
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Compassion Has No Borders

Jetsun Pema at the Tibetan community center  in St. Paul in November of the Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) school system for

  • 01/01/2019
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Who Draws the Lines?

At a recent YWCA “It’s Time to Act” event, guest speaker Dr. Nell Irvin Painter, a retired history professor from Princeton

  • 01/01/2019