Trauma/Healing

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Let the Black Women Say Asé

We would tell stories about our origins, and what we have endured, on our own terms, without whiteness determining how we should tell those stories.

  • 01/25/2023
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Values & Vision: Collective Action Against Aggression

It is time, she writes, to become our own protection system to thwart aggressors.

  • 01/25/2023
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State Policy Makers Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

See related story about the January 19 House committee testimony for HF 25 January 16, 2023 — A group of

  • 01/18/2023
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2022 Changemaker Kimberly Pilgrim: Champion for Resilience

She witnessed the power of standing up, facing fear, and finding one’s agency — a power she has guided other women to unearth within themselves over the past 25 years.

  • 11/29/2022
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2022 Changemaker Somali Sisters Network: Culture Shifters

The events of 2020, from the outbreak of the pandemic to the uprising after the murder of George Floyd, sparked

  • 11/29/2022
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What I Learned About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives

My new documentary, “Bring Her Home,” is now available on Twin Cities Public Television (TPT).

  • 11/21/2022
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Perspectives From a Global Summit

Minnesota Women’s Press was uniquely invited to participate in a D.C.-based global summit

  • 11/01/2022
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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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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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The Concept Behind Restorative Justice Minnesota

Getting funded requires a culture shift in society, she says. “A recognition that incarceration does not work. We do not acknowledge the reality of where the harm is coming from.”

  • 08/25/2022