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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.
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I literally sobbed at the beauty, hope, and possibility I felt in this stretch of land that has held such loss.
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I was born and raised here, and I didn’t know about this story until I was 18.
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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."
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When I-94 was built through Saint Paul in the…
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“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.
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These are the values I was raised with.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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"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.”