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Tanya and Mikki roundtable

Perspective From Bosnia (+ speech: How to Elect Women in a Patriarchy)

“Several women in politics that Amra and I have interviewed indicate their greatest strength is in listening. They learn what the issues are, talk to people about what might resolve those issues, and figure out how to make it work.”

  • 06/17/2022
Alla Hassan

CALL: Alla Hassan on Kindness, Purpose, and Learning About Each Other

Transcript Excerpt I am really passionate about sexual violence prevention and normalizing conversations related to sex, especially in spaces like

  • 05/03/2022
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Who Controls Your Stomach?

I think this was his way to tell me that in my life, there were people who would try to control my stomach, my Black body. I have been taught that we, as Black people, reflect and realize what destiny is and how people in power can never take that away.

  • 03/28/2022
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In Finland, Minnesota, Community Is a Verb

This type of community attracts people who value it. Our job is to nurture that so it continues.

  • 03/28/2022
Alicia

VIEW: Protecting a Garden Oasis From Development

“It created community. People began looking at each other in the eye.”

  • 01/11/2022
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“The Holly”: Community-based Development As a Solution to Violence (part 2)

This is part 2 of our conversation on the roots and solutions to gang violence, based on “The Holly,” a book about Denver issues similar to what we are seeing in the Twin Cities.

  • 07/29/2021
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MWP Conversation: Community Vitality, June 17

In the first conversation of our summer series, Minnesota Women’s Press editor Mikki Morrissette talked to three women about their

  • 06/25/2021
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A New Reconstruction Era (+TOC)

How do we build true equality without duplicating the short-lived experiment of Reconstruction after the Civil War?

  • 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
Tapestry

Where Have You Found Community?

“We are all homing — a journey by bits and pieces, looking for where we belong.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Tapestry: How Does Art Transform Community?

Even outside of my studio, I often question the source and process inherent in my surroundings.

  • 04/23/2021
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Community Healing Related to Police Violence

There are several community healing spaces available this week

  • 04/12/2021