Changemaker

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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2018 Changemaker: Norah Shapiro

It was guided intuition that led Norah Shapiro to create a documentary about U.S. Representative-elect Ilhan Omar’s underdog rise in Minnesota politics. Well before

  • 12/01/2018
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2018 Changemaker: Asma Mohammed

Photo by Sarah Whiting Asma Mohammed wants Muslim women to break their silence about sexual assault, in a way that enables them

  • 12/01/2018
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2018 Changemaker: Me’Lea Connelly

Me’Lea Connelly helped organize a North Minneapolis forum in 2016 with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. “The forum became really popular,” she recalls. “Lots

  • 12/01/2018
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2018 Changemaker: Maria Regan Gonzalez

Mayor-elect Maria Regan Gonzalez of Richfield grew up in two different worlds. One was her full-time home in Janesville, Wisconsin, where she and

  • 12/01/2018