MN Writes Reads



Voices of Vision

commentary of everyday women about building the future

  • 09/25/2019

Voices on Microaggressions

commentary of everyday women under 30 about how they experience subtle stigmas Quynh Van I have said this many times

  • 08/24/2019

Voices From Greater Minnesota

Everyday women respond: “How Do You Engage In Our State?” Mary Ellen Ashcroft, Boundary Waters Canoe AreaWe are so fortunate

  • 08/01/2019
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Voices on Transformation

We asked several women to respond to this question: “Why are you involved in transformative justice?”  We also asked several women

  • 07/01/2019

Voices on War & Peace

Commentary of everyday women engaged with our topic of the month: Kavenaugh hearings, Bosnian genocide, WWII memories, the silence of

  • 06/01/2019

Voices on Sports & Adventure

Rachel Avenido Growing up, I never played contact sports. I first attended a Minnesota RollerGirls game in 2009. Even though

  • 05/01/2019

Voices on Endings

Gabrielle Strong My mother passed on my 50th birthday, a casualty of breast cancer. She had been planning my birthday

  • 04/01/2019

Voices on Equality

Veronica Lafky Equality was an idea so ingrained in the way I was raised that I didn’t question it until

  • 03/01/2019

A Compendium of Voices: Abuse, Assault, Advocacy

TRIGGER WARNING: stories of abuse and assault Teresa Vining: From Abuse to Advocacy  Eleven was the turning point in my

  • 02/01/2019

A Re-Defining Moment

Reader Response: From an artist, a cancer survivor, and an activist. Art as Healing Art has become a huge source of

  • 01/01/2019