Self

Mindy-Greiling

Women in Politics: Mindy Greiling on mental health and mentorship

Don’t decide to run until you have your helpers. You need a treasurer or someone to collect up the money and put it in the bank and get the thank yous ready. You need a volunteer coordinator who will recruit people to go door knocking with you who will help. You need someone to head up doing your social media.

  • 09/27/2022
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Poem: “Me”

It’s not easy being me. Wearing a hijab, getting nasty looks from people when crossing the streets. Constant fear of

  • 09/27/2022
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Teens Explore Their Roots Through Media

It is a legacy that goes back decades, to when community radio stations were revolutionizing access to information, and personal film cameras created new avenues of expression.

  • 09/27/2022
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988 Suicide Prevention Number Increases Access to Support Centers

Suicide, or death by intentional self-harm, has been steadily rising in Minnesota for the past 20 years.

  • 09/27/2022
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Twin Cities Early Child Care Centers to Participate in Trauma-Informed Training

“[We are working] towards creating an entire region of adults who understand what children need and how to provide it for them.”

  • 09/27/2022
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Events: We Are All Criminals Illuminates Stories of Incarceration Around the Twin Cities

While one in four people in Minnesota (and across the nation) has a criminal record, four in four have a criminal history: that is, we are all criminals — and we’re also so much more.

  • 08/25/2022
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Thoughts: Quarantined in Prison

I was let out of my cell for only an hour a day … for weeks on end.

  • 08/25/2022
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Revisiting the Healthy Start Act

Of 23 people eligible for the program so far, four have been approved.

  • 08/25/2022
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BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

  • 08/25/2022
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Values & Vision: “Take What You Need”

Thanks to underwriting from University of Minnesota Press, the third in our series of Values & Vision discussions will feature “Take What You Need: Life Lessons After Losing Everything,” by Jen Crow (Broadleaf Books), to be held online August 25, 7pm.

  • 08/25/2022
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How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”

  • 08/25/2022
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A Home Filled With Love and Structure

I wish more people would be involved with this work and understand that people who commit crimes need help. We are not monsters.

  • 08/25/2022