Activism

LEAP Into Action 2021: Feeding Native Families, Empowering Native Youth

LEAP Into Action 2021: Feeding Native Families, Empowering Native Youth, raises money to support DIW’s Horizons Unlimited Food Shelf and Youth

  • 09/20/2021
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VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

  • 08/12/2021
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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

We put three of our favorite environmental activists and policy advocates in the same virtual room together for a conversation. Here is what former Rep. Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute co-founder Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh talked about in June 2021.

  • 07/29/2021
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Then and Now: Environmental Activists

Over the years, Minnesota Women’s Press has talked to many environmental advocates. A lot has changed since our first conversations with them — and a lot remains the same. From the perspective of a climate activist, how are we doing?

  • 07/22/2021
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Net Zero

My parents’ love for each other and their children was a bubble that protected us from the rest of the

  • 06/24/2021
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A Special Message From Sen. Mary Kunesh

“Don’t put the report on a shelf and let it gather dust!” We heard that from the Canadian team that created its

  • 05/25/2021
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An Essential Ingredient for Rural Connection

If it were profitable, internet providers would be serving more communities.

  • 05/24/2021
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April 7: Advocacy Updates from WoMN Act

Advocacy updates related to equity and justice

  • 04/07/2021
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Robin Wonsley Worlobah

In March 2021, we hosted a forum related to our “Transforming Justice” magazine issue. One of the women we talked to was Robin Wonsley Worlobah, who is an advocate for building new systems of community safety beyond policing. Here is some of what she told us.

  • 03/30/2021
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Action Steps for Clean Energy

There is an exciting and impactful bill moving in the Minnesota House of Representatives to shift Minnesota to 100 percent carbon-free energy.

  • 03/17/2021

The Women Empowerment Series

The Women Empowerment Series Features Inspiring Change Agents in Honor of International Women’s Day 2021! In honor of International Women’s

  • 02/25/2021
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Work With Farmers to Build Climate Resistance

LSP’s “Incentivizing 100% Soil Healthy Farming Bill,” which was developed by a team of farmer, rural, and urban members, will be introduced in the Minnesota legislature this month.

  • 01/11/2021