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Minnesota Women’s Press 2024 Youth Resource Guide: Jobs and Activities

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

The Joshua Poems: Coping With a Child’s Suicide

We don’t move on. We live with him inside out. Day in. Day out. At night when we least want to. In public when it surprises us.

A Healing Journey With Lyrics (updated with music festival images)

How do you explain cancer to your young children while fighting the hardest physical battle you have ever faced? 

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Suicide Has Become an Epidemic in Rural Minnesota — How Can We Prevent Further Loss?

"I’ve heard more people telling me somebody they knew died from suicide in the last six months than I ever have in my whole life put together."

Maggie Thompson’s Sharing Honors and Burdens Installation Celebrates the Lives We Lead After Grief

"Beadwork gets you into this really mellow state, and it’s easier to share."

Vignettes From a Badass Life

Or, the Foundations of Trying to Live Without Fear

Recipe: Purple Rain Salad

"Food makes community."

“Let Them Eat Cake” A Tasty Glimpse at How Minnesotans Celebrate

She says cake decorations look more like abstract paintings today than they did in the past, with “smears and watercolor effects.”

A Conversation With Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: What We Can Celebrate Around the State

Many of us have been working on these issues for two decades, and we are now seeing the fruit of that organizing.

How LGBTQ+ Rights, ERA, and Congregations Are Collaborating in a Minnesota Network

A trans refuge network is in process in Minnesota to help people move to safety, involving trauma-informed teammates. 

Minnesota Women Step Into U.S. Congressional Campaigns at Women Winning Event

"I could be the first Congresswoman in that district to represent Minnesota."

Legacy Story: Farm Women Show Their Strengths as Crisis in Agriculture Deepens (1986)

Another strength women bring to the farm crisis is their ability to grieve.

Farming Resilience

Farmer-led organizations, such as the National Farmers Union within the World Farmers Organization, have pushed to have our perspectives heard and included in these discussions about climate crisis solutions.