Equity

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Breathing In and Out: Another Era of Care

What could have been, had the biomedical model not been held up as the only legitimate pathway to healing?

  • 07/28/2022
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Drug Overdose Rates Rising in Minnesota

Drug overdose deaths are rising more rapidly among Black and Indigenous Americans than they are among white people — and Minnesota’s disparities are the worst in the nation.

  • 07/22/2022
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Shot of Influence

A group of ten women entrepreneurs are featured in the documentary “Shot of Influence,” produced by independent filmmaker Gabrielle Reece,

  • 06/25/2022
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The “YIMBY” vs. “NIMBY” Movement

They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.

  • 05/28/2022
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VIEW: Heartbroken, Yet Hopeful, About Housing for All Minnesotans

A new ‘preventing homelessness’ committee member asked a panel of ten people to reflect on when they could have made a choice differently to avoid homelessness. That was his idea of prevention. In 2020, 350 Minnesotans died outside. Some of them were babies.

  • 05/23/2022
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Real-World Solutions to Adverse Childhood Experiences

More than half of all Minnesotans have had one or more ACEs, according to the most recent Minnesota Department of Health study.

  • 04/28/2022
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CALL: Shannon Gibney on telling your story and special education

The Minnesota Senate districts that need to be convinced to fund state-mandated special education.

  • 04/18/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Talking With Three MN Legislators

Part of our 12-part series of Women in Politics

  • 04/17/2022
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NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

  • 04/13/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Talking With Nausheena Hussain

I feel the patriarchy society has socialized us to constantly compete with each other, and we have to shut that down. We have to break that and disrupt that by doing things together.

  • 04/08/2022
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Changemakers Alliance: Housing

The first topic that Changemakers Alliance is focused on is the Minnesota housing crisis. Become a supporting member.

  • 02/04/2022
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Housing: A Foundation, Not a Commodity

The Minnesota Housing Partnership, an advocacy organization, is suggesting $1 billion be dedicated to build and preserve homes — affordable rentals to improve the condition of housing stock — and $1 billion for access and opportunity, such as rental subsidies, homeownership counseling, and down payment assistance.

  • 01/27/2022