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Commentary: It’s Past Time to Talk and Write Much Better About Gender-Based Violence

"Achieving a violence free Minnesota demands that we explicitly name domestic violence when and where it occurs, and that it remains a matter of community action before, during, and after tragedies like these—not just when first responders are killed in their attempts to assist."

Discovering an Obscure Black Underground Railroad Leader in Minnesota

Saint Paul may have been a more important stop on the Underground Railroad than previously thought.

Legacy Story: Standing Up For Themselves (1992)

If she had never damaged any property or created any other problems, she wondered, could the management company legally refuse to renew her lease?

UPDATED 2-21: Minnesota Women Central in Discussions About Ukraine

"One of the things I particularly want to stress is that these wars are fought mostly by men. Peace processes are made by mostly men at the table. And they're mostly very unsuccessful. ... These deals [do not] hold if you don't have everyone at the table. And they don't hold for sure if you don't have women in the process."

Dr. Catherine Squires: Stress Among Black Women in Academia

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Tell them you appreciate their work and be ready — start practicing now — to show that support in the bright light of day, in the glare of media spotlights, and under the florescent bulbs of the conference room.

We Are Celebrating Six Awards!

We are celebrating our triumphs at last night's Minnesota…

TAPESTRY: How Housing Impacts My Community

Heidi Omerza, Mayor of Ely I was on bedrest pregnant with…

Legacy Story: Squeezed, Hounded, and Harassed (2000)

As the number of available rental units in the Twin Cities shrinks, reported incidents of sexual harassment toward women tenants have increased.

AICHO: Creating Home in Our Homelands

When we strengthen ourselves collectively, we double the impact of individual lives. 

What the Housing Crisis Looks Like

Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) bi- annually…

Worthington School Board Decides 4-1 to Take Down LGBTQ+ Pride Flag

“I think there’s more good than harm being done to have something on the walls saying ‘everyone is welcome here.’”

ECOLUTION: The Science of Agriculture That Impacts Water and Soil Health

“The state’s waters are connected in ways scientists are just beginning to understand."