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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, about why and how

  • 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
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The Economic Impact of Immigration

Beltrami County in northern Minnesota came under scrutiny in January when it voted to refuse refugee resettlement there — even

  • 02/24/2020
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Indigenous Roots

When MaryAnne Quiroz discovered she had the opportunity to open an arts and cultural center in St. Paul’s Dayton’s Bluff

  • 12/23/2019
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Be Good to Fundraisers Month

Fundraisers have the kind of job that no one wants to know about. I quickly learned it is the kind

  • 10/27/2019
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Entrepreneurial Vision

My commitment with Revolution is to invest in entrepreneurs outside of traditional tech hubs.

  • 10/21/2019
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Funding the Revolution

There are 157,821 women-owned businesses in Minnesota, generating $24.6 billion of receipts. Of privately held businesses, 33.0% are women-owned. Source: National Women’s Business Council, 2012 data

  • 09/25/2019