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Dancing My Body’s Truths

I am still the process of discovering what love looks like for me. As a woman, I was told what love was supposed to look and feel like, without any input from my own spirit and body.

  • 04/24/2020
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A Compendium of Voices: Abuse, Assault, Advocacy

TRIGGER WARNING: stories of abuse and assault Teresa Vining: From Abuse to Advocacy  Eleven was the turning point in my

  • 02/01/2019

Lt. Kim Lund: ‘Get into your neighbors’ business’

“Be the one to make the call [and report suspected abuse]. Don’t assume that someone else will do it.”

  • 01/02/2015

Madeleine Baran: A Victory for Journalism

Interviewing skills, values help MPR reporter uncover church’s secrets

  • 07/02/2014
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Of daughters, mothers, distance and healing

Kelly Fern will never forget her first night in the United States after being adopted from South Korea at age

  • 05/01/2013

2012 Changemaker: ‘With Impunity’

Documentary examines culture and history of gender-based violence. “We really wanted to tell the story that if we are ever going to stop men’s violence against women that men need to step up in leadership.”

  • 12/02/2012

2012 Changemaker: ‘Abandon ME’

“What women like about it is that it’s not explicit. It’s more powerful because it’s symbolic rather than explicit.”

  • 12/02/2010

2010 Changemaker: Marie Garza

“I speak for those who can’t speak. I want people to remember that [the victims had] lived. They had a life.”

  • 12/02/2010

2009 Changemaker: Marlene Jezierski

‘Beyond the Mirror’ Marlene Jezierski gives away books. On Sept. 26 she gave away nearly 500 copies at a book

  • 12/02/2009

2009 Changemaker: Shá Cage and Teen Summit

Youth event links art, activism, leadership It was girl-powered leadership that revolutionized the annual Teen Summit, said organizer Shá Cage.

  • 12/02/2009

2009 Changemaker: Bukola Oriola

“There is help out there and all they need to do is to make a phone call to be free from slavery and torture.”

  • 12/02/2009

2007 Changemaker: TADA!

Teens Against Dating Abuse spread the message about dating abuse to ‘tween girls

  • 12/02/2007