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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.

Commentary: It’s Past Time to Talk and Write Much Better About Gender-Based Violence

"Achieving a violence free Minnesota demands that we explicitly name domestic violence when and where it occurs, and that it remains a matter of community action before, during, and after tragedies like these—not just when first responders are killed in their attempts to assist."

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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

Changemakers Alliance is the Minnesota Women’s Press extension that creates deep dive stories, partly by hosting and sharing public conversations about core topics that impact people statewide.
Alma Silver

Reimagining “Self-Advocacy” as a Disabled Woman

Asking for help was the hardest and most cathartic self-advocacy I have ever accomplished.

Mourning in the Age of Social Amnesia

There has been no cultural or political reckoning or processing of the loss that many of us experienced during the pandemic.

TODAY: Let’s Talk About Sex, Menopause, and Aging Bodies (walk-ins welcome)

We will have fun swag bags, 25 vendors, and good Q&A with experts. Early bird registration ends April 14. (Walk-ins don't get swag bags, so sign up today!)

What We Can Do Together About Gender-Based Violence: March 25 Event Highlights

Thanks to Family Tree Clinic for being a March 25 event sponsor…

Deep Dive: Roots of Violence

What does the survivor need to feel safe again? What do accountability, justice, and healing mean to them?

Why the Legal System Is Not the Answer for Many Survivors: A Conversation With Nikki Engel

How can we prevent this kind of abuse from happening in the first place, instead of relying on a reactive response?