Deep Dive: “Let’s Talk About Black Women and Mental Health”

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"Unless we start to imagine what we want, we will continue to live out the nightmare that someone else imagined for us. I think of all the brilliance in this room, and all the brilliance next to me, and the way that folks are reimagining what could be.”

Diversity in Politics: Empowered Women Voters and Candidates Unite

"I was told to wait  until I got so sick that my life was considered in danger."

Why I Stepped Up With Neighbors to Say “Yes in My Backyard”

"The neighborhood opposition didn’t make sense to me. I don’t appreciate the stigma against mental health."

Challenges and Joys in Northfield

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"Everyone on the leadership board is under the age of 21; some are as young as 12. It is a phenomenal model. I’ve never been a part of something like this before."

Four Advocates Talk About How Minnesota Can Address Gender-Based Violence Collectively

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We know so many survivors who went through a criminal process and find themselves no safer. They don't feel healed. Survivors deserve more options than what we currently have invested in as a society.

Foraging for Connection: Three women celebrate their love of foraging around White Earth

“They were doing such a simple thing, picking berries, that act of love.”

How Cherilyn Spears Moved Red Lake Nation to Food Sovereignty

Cherilyn Spears grew up at the Red Lake Nation in north…

Starting From the Kitchen: A Q&A With Lina “Mama Tshutshu” Nyaronge

It’s intricate, but everything starts with one person.

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A big event to connect engaged feminists who care about solutions and action

Breaking the Cycles that Lead to Violence

"We’re seeing a resurgence of interest in restorative justice, because it resonates, I think, at the core with so many of us."

Deep Dive: Let’s Talk About Public Safety

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