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In the News: October 2020

Racism is a public health crisis… Mapping prejudice… Police response… Immigrant children on the border… #METoo Music for Minnesota… What companies got payroll protection?

  • 09/22/2020
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Opening Doors: Viewpoints

Why Laverne McCartney Knighton ran for office, how Anisa Hajimumin is supporting immigrant business owners, Hannah McVeigh’s academic look at how women make law, Katie O’Rourke honors Minnesota suffragists

  • 09/22/2020
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Changing the Demographic

Gated communities are created largely to keep certain people out. How is the monotone nature of many decision-makers impacting society?

  • 09/22/2020
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Priorities for Government

The policies support the idea that people are “looking out for each other — that it is not about believing that if ‘you’ get something it is taking away from ‘me.’”

  • 09/22/2020
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A Portal to Belonging

They remind me that I am not alone — that I am living in space and time with individuals who have survived the unimaginable, who believe still in the goodness of people, and the value of being alive.

  • 09/22/2020

Perspective: Cancel Culture

If someone is remorseful and willing to put in the work to make reparations, I do not think they should be “cancelled.” However, if that person were to express that they have no regrets, or proceed to behave in a similar manner, they absolutely should be.

  • 09/15/2020
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Narratives for the Future

Do you understand that your quality of life and your survival are tied to how authentic and generous the connections are between you and the people and place you live with and in?
— adrienne maree brown, “Emergent Strategy”

  • 08/25/2020
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Tapestry: Working in Collaboration

Ignition versus numbness (Jessi Martinez), bridging Iraqi and American identities (Jessica Belt Saem Eldahr), building coalition around antiracism work (Erika Thorne), education amidst COVID (Aaliyah Hodge), and claiming identity among immigrants as storytellers (Susan Bosher)

  • 08/25/2020
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In the News: September 2020

The new WoMN Act (formerly Women’s Consortium), and Mutual Aid

  • 08/25/2020
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Tapestry: Nourishing Body and Soul

commentary about people experiencing full-bodied living

  • 07/24/2020