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April 7: Advocacy Updates from WoMN Act

Advocacy updates related to equity and justice

  • 04/07/2021
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NEWS: Intoxication and Rape

The opinion went on to note the Legislature’s “unique institutional capacity” to address the issue, specifically citing the CSC Working Group and Rep. Moller’s legislation as a remedy. The bipartisan bill has not received a committee hearing in the Senate.

  • 03/24/2021
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Good News

An In-the-News roundup: Deb Haaland, VAWA, and more

  • 03/18/2021
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$3 Million Donation for Police Reform Efforts

The Pohlad Foundation will invest in innovations in public safety, law enforcement, anti-racism work, and is seeking applicants from the seven-county metro area.

  • 03/10/2021
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The Sentencing Project Report

Over 10,000 people are still serving life for crimes committed when they were under 18-years-old.

  • 03/10/2021
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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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In the News: March 2021

Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline, Restorative Justice for Vets, Bias in Protests and Sentencing, Reparations, other resources

  • 02/25/2021

January 2021: Immigration In the News

Deporting new mothers, pandemic insecurity in detention facilities, awaiting Biden Administration on immigrant status, vaccines for immigrants

  • 01/09/2021

New Education & Community Partnerships

see related “Conversation with Acooa Ellis on Education” Recipients of United Way’s Student and Family Empowerment grants were identified by

  • 12/16/2020
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In the News: December 2020

A nurse called attention in September to hysterectomies performed by a gynecologist on detained migrants without their full consent.

  • 11/25/2020
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In the News: November 2020

Women and Work, Survivor’s Memorial, Supporting Local News

  • 10/24/2020
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In the News: October 2020

Racism is a public health crisis… Mapping prejudice… Police response… Immigrant children on the border… #METoo Music for Minnesota… What companies got payroll protection?

  • 09/22/2020