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$1 Million for Twin Cities Black-Owned Businesses

A grant to the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) will give funds to support Black-owned entrepreneurs in Minneapolis

  • 03/09/2021
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A New Financial Ecosystem

To address barriers to accessing capital, you have to take an enhanced ecosystem approach.

  • 01/21/2021

I’m Speaking: Stories of Standing Up and Finding Our Voices

To celebrate the inauguration of our country’s first female, multi-racial Vice President Kamala Harris, The Passionistas Project Women’s Equality Exchange

  • 01/17/2021
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VIEW: Benya Kraus, “Why I Choose Rural”

Our greatest civic duty, and indeed our most human duty, is to look closest to us and commit to our place — in the entirety of its beauty and challenges — and to sow it with hope, relationships, and imagination.

  • 01/11/2021
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Building a Sustainable Economy

It is a buyer’s market. With the ways of doing business in upheaval, and many spaces still shuttered to casual

  • 07/24/2020
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The Future of Business

Insights from business futurist Cecily Sommers

  • 07/20/2020
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Support Minnesota’s Small Businesses (July)

Our July issue is back in print and being distributed to many of our free pick-up sites thanks to the businesses listed below.

  • 06/24/2020
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Buy Local in Minnesota (June)

COVID-19 is affecting most of the small businesses that have been supporting Minnesota Women’s Press for 35 years.

  • 05/26/2020
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Money

commentary of everyday women about how to build economic power Char Dobbs: Talking Money As the co-owner of The Activate

  • 02/24/2020
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Female Founders on the Rise

In the last 40 years, women entrepreneurs have increased in number from 5 to 42 percent of small business owners.

  • 02/24/2020
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A Blueprint to Thrive

“The vitality of our region, and the strength of our rural economy, depends on everyone being able to contribute, and it starts before birth. We need to ensure all our kids — our Indigenous children, our seventh-generation immigrant children, and our first-generation immigrant children — get the best possible start to life.’’ — Southwest Initiative Foundation President Diana Anderson

  • 02/24/2020
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Fair Shake

When customers walk into the Richfield Liquor Store at the Shops at Lyndale, they expect to see the usual racks of

  • 01/26/2020