Equity

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Changemakers Alliance: Housing

We are developing a new kind of media that connects solutions and solution-makers for statewide issues. This is in development in 2022 as Changemakers Alliance. Become a supporting member.

  • 01/01/2022
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Climate Underground: Equity for BIPOC Farming

Editor’s Note: Because of our self-defined focus on Ecolution in Minnesota Women’s Press, I was invited to a virtual conference

  • 12/09/2021
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Lucina Kayee: The Stories of Foster Youth

No child should ever feel like they have to hide who they are.

  • 11/30/2021
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VIEW: Alicia Gibson on Guaranteed Basic Income

American culture relies on a myth of prosperity that justifies income inequality — we assume anyone can get ahead equally, which is not true if you look at cost of living and pay gaps.

  • 11/21/2021
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Shopping Thoughtfully: Gift-Giving From Local Entrepreneurs

Including the start of a gift-giving guide featuring local social justice-oriented entrepreneurs. Add your own recommendations.

  • 10/27/2021
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Q&A With Angela Dawson, 40 Acre Co-op

There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.

  • 10/27/2021
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Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Equity and environmental justice have been a focal point for Janiece Watts for more than a decade. She is now at Fresh Energy, a nonprofit focused on transitioning Minnesota to a clean energy economy.

  • 10/27/2021
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Minneapolis Ballot Question 2: Public Safety

We might agree that the current justice and public safety system does not work, but what is the solution? Tearing it down? Testing new models? Electing different leaders to reshape the structure from within?

  • 10/26/2021
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Why School Board Races Are Contentious This Year

“The term Critical Race Theory is being used as a catch-all for people’s fears and anxieties. This has been happening forever. It is odd that it is working.”

  • 09/01/2021
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Passing Through Time

I receive updates each month about relatives that are linked to my genetics, many of whom are unknown to me.

  • 08/25/2021
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Conversation: Tina Burnside

The museum is a community gathering space, and a platform for Black artists, authors and creatives. We’re working to build a legacy and establish an institution in the Black community.

  • 08/22/2021
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“Sparked”: Current Residents on Defunding Police (part 2)

Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by current residents of the state.

  • 08/15/2021