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What I Learned About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives

My new documentary, “Bring Her Home,” is now available on Twin Cities Public Television (TPT).

  • 11/21/2022
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Commentary: The V Spot

Replacing trauma, ghosts, gossip, and the politics of toxic masculinity with a warmer space of Vision and Values.

  • 03/31/2022
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Sexual Violence Prevention = Housing Justice

Stable housing is vital for survivors of violence to heal and feel safe again.

  • 01/27/2022
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Stronger Sexual Assault Statutes

“I think that ensuring justice for assault survivors is a priority for everyone. It just doesn’t always get the attention it deserves.”

  • 11/30/2021
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Irene Ochoa: Emotional Lifeline

I can understand the challenges that make it hard to escape the abuse. Part of my support is reaffirming that I believe what they say.

  • 11/30/2021
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Ramsey County: Responding to Sexual Assault Crimes Today

“[The goal] is not simply to send people to prison. It is ultimately ‘do what you can to define success in these cases.’”

  • 10/20/2021
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Violence Free Minnesota Releases Report on Relationship-based Homicide

According to data collected by the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), between 2005 and 2019, there were 46,961 individuals who had experienced both homelessness in Minnesota and domestic violence.

  • 10/01/2021
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Then & Now: On Campus, in Media, and for Protection

Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.

  • 09/24/2021
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Maximum Capacity

“We are almost in a panic mode right now.”

  • 09/24/2021
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Global Rights for Women: The Prevalence of Domestic Violence

The last year has been devastating regarding violence against women. The statistics we have collected help us understand the increase and nature of violence, which is catastrophic.

  • 09/24/2021
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Putting Money and Policy Behind Prevention: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Melissa Petrangelo Scaia: “My frustration is not that we do not know how to end violence against women. It is that we have not changed the thinking that women are less.”

  • 09/24/2021
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SOS: The Role of Sexual Assault Advocates

“The legal aspect is one thing, but the healing aspect is another. Often survivors have to pay out of pocket to receive services for trauma they endured by the hands of someone else.”

  • 09/24/2021