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Hometown Series: Concerns Raised in Worthington

Minnesota Women’s Press visited Worthington and talked with 30 residents about their experiences in the city. Most participants who came to the discussion were from immigrant communities — including Mexico, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Laos.

Feeding Souls for True Community Safety

I literally sobbed at the beauty, hope, and possibility I felt in this stretch of land that has held such loss.

It Happened in Duluth

I was born and raised here, and I didn’t know about this story until I was 18.

Hometown series: Peace-building in Northfield

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"I had a New Testament professor years ago who said that the number one religion in the world today is violence."

Transformation in Rondo: Golden Thyme Co-op Ownership

  When I-94 was built through Saint Paul in the…
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A Conversation with Veronica Mendez Moore of CTUL

“My boss said we don’t do that here.” Others heard, “That passed, but it’s not for Latinos.” A law is just a piece of paper unless people can enforce it.

A Movement Rooted in Rural and Working-Class Values

These are the values I was raised with.

Ecolution SERIES: Diving Deep Into Minnesota Waters (Part 1)

As our Changemakers Alliance (CALL) newsletter reported in May, we visited Lewiston in southeastern Minnesota for a town hall forum about the water quality issues there. In this deep dive story, we will offer details about statewide water quality issues — such as runoff from agriculture and cancerous toxicity dangers. The next installment will include advocacy updates from local advocates working on solutions.

Deep Dive: Filling Gaps in Public Safety 

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The most prevalent issues in community safety include domestic violence, as well as lack of options for treating mental health crises and addictions. This is a deep look at how Minnesota families and neighborhoods are impacted by these often-overlooked issues of public safety, and how Minnesotans can address these issues in a more comprehensive way than what policing is able to handle due to lack of personnel, attention, or training.

Perspectives from the Anti-Authoritarianism 22nd Century Congress

The recent global 22nd Century Congress conference held in Minneapolis featured many days of conversations about how to address authoritarianism and co-create a more democratic system that supports a pluralistic society. Here are a few highlights from the conversations.

The Value of Sharing Neighborhood Stories in Duluth

People in the Hillside feel a great sense of pride, vibrancy, and beauty, while at the same time they recognize significant challenges, dangers, and concerns.

Changemakers Alliance: Re-imagining Public Safety

"We don't ask enough hard questions about the billions of dollars we put into the retributive system. My restorative justice budget is under $100,000. You know what would work a lot better? If we funded it.”