Equity

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Realigning Affordable

I have become very much a holistic architect. I know that I have to use many different ways at looking at a project, and on behalf of the people who are not there. This is especially important to me because I come from the people who are not there.

  • 03/24/2020
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New Action Around Homelessness

In the recent past our society has allocated the problem of homelessness to the government. But just like any other institution, there are limits to what they can provide.

  • 03/24/2020
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Eating for Equity

Emily Torgrimson, executive director of Eat for Equity, harnesses the power of sharing a meal by encouraging and supporting sustainable

  • 03/24/2020
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The Language of Professionals

When I was first thinking of applying to college, my knowledge was limited. I didn’t know about the process of

  • 02/24/2020
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Equity Solutions & Quiz

In a related story we look at some of the statewide issues and policy suggestions stemming from the Minnesota Equity

  • 02/24/2020
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Financial Trauma

What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.

  • 02/24/2020
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My Path Into Labor Rights

“One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness.” — Wired magazine

  • 12/23/2019
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Creator of New Data

Since her childhood in Chicago, Antoinette Smith has been an innovator equipped to face challenge. She is the only girl

  • 11/26/2019
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Hearing in Community

Parents everywhere spring into action for their children,  but  not all parents are like Valerie Shirley, whose son’s challenges led

  • 11/26/2019
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Turning Tragedy Into Action

I did not want anyone to forget about who [Philando] was and what he represented as a man — his devotion to his job and the children, always thinking about other people. I wanted to keep his legacy alive by doing the things that he held near and dear to his heart.

  • 11/26/2019