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Reader Exercise: How Would You Fund Public Safety?

As Minneapolis in particular faces greater scrutiny about public safety leading up to the 2021 city elections, we are exploring the data about crime and potential solutions for prevention.

  • 06/14/2021
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Creating a Village

Taking breaths, pushing through mistakes — the process of creating beauty out of mistakes and never throwing anything away was so important. I am quite emotional writing this. I am realizing how therapeutic that process was for me.

  • 05/25/2021
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VIEW: Three Stories of the Hard Kind of Love

What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?

  • 02/22/2021
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A Cycle That Works Against Women

Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction

  • 02/01/2019
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Sober Housing

When I was growing up in the 1990s, the disease of addiction was not something we spoke about in our

  • 02/01/2019

Into the light

Women, recovery and spirituality “Quitting drinking? That’s easy. So easy that I did it … over and over and over

  • 03/02/2008