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Changemakers Alliance: Housing

The first topic that Changemakers Alliance is focused on is the Minnesota housing crisis. Become a supporting member.

  • 01/01/2022
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Naheed and Yusra Murad: Supporting Basic Needs

“It is not possible for someone to have a sense of physical, mental, and social well-being without having safe, stable, dignified housing.”

  • 11/30/2021

Emma Norton’s Playground Build at Maplewood Location

On Saturday, June 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.. there will be a playground build at St. Paul nonprofit

  • 06/05/2021
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Finding Shelter in Encampment

“‘Here is a tent. Here is an air bed. Here is dinner.’ All things I desperately needed at the time.”

  • 05/25/2021

Looking Back to Move Forward: The Housing Crisis

Local historians and housing experts discuss historical roots of today’s Twin Cities housing crisis. Moderated by Chandra Smith Baker of

  • 04/15/2021
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Harm Reduction

Being unhoused or worrying that you can lose accommodation means you cannot work on other issues, such as addiction.

  • 03/25/2021
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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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Caring for Veterans in Crisis

Shame and reluctance to discuss experiences with colleagues or support staff in a male-dominated career field often delay veterans’ seeking out help.

  • 10/24/2020
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Hennepin County Action on Unsheltered

Minnesota Women’s Press has been following the work to serve the unsheltered this winter. Here is some good news from Hennepin County.

  • 10/20/2020
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Visual Q&A: Collective Action conversation

Talking with three Collective Action storytellers

  • 10/04/2020
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Ashli Henderson: After the Unrest

How three women are collecting support around community-based support, the growing homelessness issue, and criminal justice reform

  • 08/25/2020
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Sheila Delaney: Serving the Unsheltered

“When there are no options for someone to stay in a hotel or shelter,” Delaney says, “they are given a tent and driven to an encampment because there is nowhere else to go.”

  • 08/25/2020