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Minneapolis Responds to Food Insecurity, presented by City of Lakes Rotary

Keynote speakers: Kevin Winge & Jennifer Van Wyk of the Woman’s Club of Mpls Join us at 7:20am Wednesday morning

  • 10/28/2021
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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
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VIEW: Prioritizing Black Mothers

When we say we cannot afford quality child care for all, culturally supportive birth options, and fair housing, we are being disingenuous. What we are saying is that we prefer to spend the money in other ways.

  • 04/24/2021
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Antiracism and Health Equity Funding

Antiracist research is a revolutionary way of doing research grounded in the understanding that racism is a fundamental cause of health inequities

  • 02/24/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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Legislative Priorities from WoMN Act

In honor of our joint commitment to promote the progressive, women-led interests of equity and justice for all in this state, we are showcasing some of the legislation WoMN Act is supporting this year.

  • 01/27/2021
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A Conversation With Dr. Julie Amaon of Just the Pill

We want our patients to know that we are trusting them to know their bodies.

  • 01/22/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

  • 01/18/2021
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Themes for 2021 Minnesota Legislature

“Unfortunately, we are probably going to be addressing how to make budget cuts without hurting people,” she said.

  • 01/12/2021
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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‘Patient No More’ Addresses LGBTQ+ Health Care Disparities

“Patient No More” is a new documentary airing on PBS created by local filmmaker Diana Fraser. We asked Fraser to talk about the movie, and offer a summary review.

  • 07/06/2020
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A Rural County’s Response

In many of these rural areas, residents tend to be older. An influx of people who might travel with the virus could bring strain to smaller healthcare systems.

  • 03/10/2020