Equity

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Gloria Perez: Investing in Women and Girls

The hardest part of the work Women’s Foundation is doing, Perez adds, is “changing the hearts and minds of people who do not see the barriers up close. Unless we change hearts and minds, actions won’t follow.”

  • 11/04/2022
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Sen. Patricia Torres Ray: Transforming the Science of Politics

“We are working on transforming the science of politics. And when we get there, and when we do that, this world is going to be very, very different.”

  • 10/24/2022
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Breaking Barriers in Minnesota Politics

What political barriers are diverse Minnesota women and LGBTQN+ people trying to open?

  • 10/10/2022
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Birthing With Your Full Self

A Conversation with J’Mag Karbeah, Health Equity Researcher

  • 04/28/2022
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Equity — What Advocates Are Asking of Minnesota Legislators

Our February Changemakers Alliance (CALL) conversations were with dozens of advocates and members who represent priorities in housing, mental health, and restorative ecosystems of people and land.

  • 02/28/2022
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What Is Our Story of Equity? Editor’s Letter & TOC

“People need jobs, equality, education. We still need to organize to learn how the economics and politics drive everything
in life. Can’t stop now.”
—Nellie Stone Johnson, at the age of 90 in 1995

  • 01/27/2022
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Q&A With Angela Dawson, 40 Acre Co-op

There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.

  • 10/27/2021
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Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Equity and environmental justice have been a focal point for Janiece Watts for more than a decade. She is now at Fresh Energy, a nonprofit focused on transitioning Minnesota to a clean energy economy.

  • 10/27/2021
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Op-Ed: Legislature failed to enact key racial equity measure

Minnesota’s policymakers had an opportunity during this legislative session to take action to gain a portion of that $6.6 billion of annual GDP, and they failed. Instead, efforts to close racial equity gaps fell victim to polarized and antiquated views of economic growth and competitiveness.

  • 07/23/2021
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On Freeing the Deeds

By training I am a historian and an artist. One keeps me grounded. The other makes me curious, and prompts

  • 05/25/2021
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Measuring Racism

Having the data to objectively show what has been hidden for so long gives power back to the communities that are harmed by the system.

  • 05/25/2021