Changemaker

The 2021 Passionistas Project Women’s Equality Summit

The Passionistas Project Women’s Equality Summit is a three-day event from August 20-August 22, 2021 with live expert panels addressing

  • 08/20/2021
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Legacy Story: Changemakers 1989-2020

Our new 162-page book “35 Years of Minnesota Women” ends with a first-ever compilation of all of the people and

  • 12/22/2020
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Women for Political Change: Equitable Restructuring

“WFPC is a means to an end. As we make these transitions, our goal is to sustain the work of the revolution as a whole, and our community’s work, and not the nonprofit organization itself.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Jael Kerandi: Called to Action

“We no longer wish to have a meeting or come to an agreement. There is no middle ground.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Claire Avitabile: Making Space for Queer Theatre

“There are so many queer artists and so many trans artists who found a home in 20%, myself included.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Magdalena Kaluza: Direct Action

“By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Ellen Longfellow: Winning Civil Rights

“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Change & Roots (+TOC)

Our readers and community-based writers are integral to what we do.

  • 11/25/2020
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Marny Xiong: Lasting Legacy

From a student, to a school administrative manager at Minneapolis Public Schools Hmong International Academy, to chairwoman of the St. Paul Board of Education, Xiong was an advocate for education.

  • 11/25/2020
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Victoria McWane-Creek: Practicing Community

With continued experiences of racism, McWane-Creek decided to put her training into action.

  • 11/25/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/04/2020
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Kari Larson: Our Own Changemaker

Kari Larson started with Minnesota Women’s Press as a college intern more than 25 years ago. She was so invaluable

  • 11/26/2019