This is part 2 of our conversation on the roots and solutions to gang violence, based on “The Holly,” a book about Denver issues similar to what we are seeing in the Twin Cities.
I don’t know what I am doing and that’s okay.
An image is never just an image, it means so many things all at the same time.
Why the land? Because Mother Earth can hold it.
Racial capitalism thrives off the exploitation of our lives, labor, and natural resources.
Taking breaths, pushing through mistakes — the process of creating beauty out of mistakes and never throwing anything away was so important. I am quite emotional writing this. I am realizing how therapeutic that process was for me.
Having the data to objectively show what has been hidden for so long gives power back to the communities that are harmed by the system.
The current exhibit has new material from 40 additional years of research. There are new themes, such as addiction, mental health, animal intelligence, and plant intelligence.
Talking with four women on background to action steps about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis in Minnesota
How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?
There are winding roads that lead to systems and policy change. This is a snapshot of one of them, still in process, related to sexual assault legislation.
There are several community healing spaces available this week