News & Issues

June 2 Forum: “Let’s Talk Black Women’s Mental Health”

  When Dr. Catherine Squires returned to our website…

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

Legacy Story: African American Moms: Community Must Invest in Youth (1998)

“We bought these children into the world. We feel their pain and share it with them.”


Marit Brock: Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense

Marit Brock. Photography by Amber Procaccini. "Nearly three-fourths…

The power of scholarship

Sousada Chidthachack  (Courtesy Photo) Most people…

2015 Changemaker: Erica Gerrity and Isis Rising

Building a coalition to pass legislation to support pregnant women and new mothers in Minnesota prisons and jails

2015 Changemakers: Ginger Jentzen and advocates for fair wages

Individuals and organizations work together for political change

2015 Changemaker: Carolyn Holbrook and The Loft Literary Center

Curators and creators of safer spaces for Black women's stories

2015 Changemakers: The Anna Westin Act

Advocates work to pass legislation to eliminate discrimination for those with eating disorders

2015 Changemakers: Minneapolis NAACP

Women take a fresh approach to leadership of this venerable organization

2015 Changemakers: MN Tradeswomen & JE Dunn Construction

MN Tradeswomen: Front Row L-R: MJ Fackler, Lisa Hansen,…

Pence from heaven

Mary's Pence invests in women — literally

Divorce: The financial implications: Having a specialist in your corner can help

Sara Tilberg (Photo Courtesy of Sara Tilberg) In 2012, the…

Water links us all

Ann Bancroft's latest challenge: Raising awareness of the world's water crisis

Wilderness exploration as teacher

Ann Linnea (Courtesy Photo) The flag above me is flying straight…