community economy

Juneteenth

Juneteenth Messages

Two compelling Juneteenth messages

  • 06/25/2021
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Why I Am Reclaiming Community

For decades, money has been leaving our community. We are going to bring it back.

  • 05/25/2021
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Revitalization, With Language and Childcare

Lead for Minnesota is a program that recruits, trains, and places recent college graduates around the state into two-year paid fellowships in or near their home community. There are currently 24 fellows in the 2020 class placed around Minnesota. Here are two of them.

  • 05/25/2021
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The Mutualist Society

One of the priority topics at Minnesota Women’s Press is telling the story of co-operatives, collectives, collaboratives, mutual aid, and

  • 05/20/2021
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Wolves: Part 1

Ecolutionaries (and yes, we made that word up) are people who believe in infusing long-term support and action into the whole.

  • 03/23/2021
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The Anatomy of Mutual Aid

After the 2020 uprisings, two community-based organizations came together with neighbors to serve community. This is their story.

  • 02/25/2021
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The Alliance: Changing the Narrative

Essential to the work of The Alliance, Brown says, is developing respectful relationships so that everyone feels heard, which can mean “slowing down policy work to unpack power and other dynamics.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Ecolution #2: Collectives

We talked with Angela Dawson, founder of a hemp farm co-op based in Central Minnesota.

  • 10/16/2020

Join the #Ecolution!

Minnesota Women’s Press is launching the #EcolutionCollective, a new co-created weekly news series that looks at the “eco” — a Greek word for house, habitat, and environment. Who is engaged in collectively building a stronger ecosystem and economy for people and planet?

  • 10/02/2020
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Who Pays for Rebuilding?

The impact of the pandemic and unrest after George Floyd’s murder “uncovered what we’ve known for decades. The rebuild is part of a larger ecosystem that needs attention.”

  • 09/22/2020
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Publisher’s Letter: Transformation

In this Quaranzine we ask: How will we transform together?

  • 05/22/2020
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Co-Creating the Community Economy

As publisher and editor of the Minnesota Women’s Press platform, I ask our readers: Help us find and share — in virtual forums, in our magazine pages — the stories about community-based economies, green cooperatives, and women-led innovations that are working to truly correct our inequities.

  • 05/22/2020