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Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language) explains in the upcoming June issue of Minnesota Women’s Press, “the nuances

  • 05/05/2021
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What the Data Shows

There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota
in any given month from 2012 to 2020.

  • 03/25/2021
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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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Interactive Book Discussion Guide: “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander

If this new format elicits reactions, we will continue with this book in subsequent discussion guides, and apply this concept to other books in the future.

  • 02/20/2021
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Ellen Longfellow: Winning Civil Rights

“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”

  • 11/25/2020
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1992: The Supreme Court ruling on abortion

From the forthcoming book “35 Years of Minnesota Women” (expected publication date December 10). To order, go to our Buy-Book button at top menu.

  • 10/31/2020
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ERA Impressions from Virginia

ERA Minnesota sent two representatives to Richmond, Virginia, to help with the final push for the 38th state to ratify

  • 01/17/2020
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Twin Sisters in Public Service

With an unprecedented number of women running for office this mid-term election year, twin sisters Karin Sonneman and Jane Leonard offer perspectives on

  • 10/01/2018

Convicting Traffickers

Two women prosecutors in Ramsey County fight for women and girls

  • 07/01/2017

2016 Changemaker: Anne McKeig

Minnesota’s first Native American Supreme Court Justice

  • 12/01/2016

Gender Justice

This tenacious law group makes change for women happen – quickly

  • 11/02/2014

Sarah Walker is a sociologist-turned-advocate-turned-lobbyist-turned-reformer

“If you have not received adequate education, adequate mental health services, you face racial discrimination – all of those cumulative disparities come together in the criminal justice system.”

  • 02/02/2014