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Minnesota Focuses on Seeing Trauma

“It is a way of being. It is not really a program. We are integrating skill sets on how to interact with each other.”

  • 09/24/2021
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Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.

  • 09/23/2021
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Legislative Update: MMIR Office Established

As loyal Minnesota Women’s Press readers are aware, we have been actively covering the stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR). We included our first Transforming Justice alert in June encouraging readers to engage with the issue of legislative budget for an MMIR office to be established.

  • 07/09/2021
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Reader Exercise: How Would You Fund Public Safety?

As Minneapolis in particular faces greater scrutiny about public safety leading up to the 2021 city elections, we are exploring the data about crime and potential solutions for prevention.

  • 06/14/2021
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Will Minnesota Measure Racism?

The value of comprehensive data collection

  • 06/08/2021
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The Status of Justice Reform in Minnesota

Minnesota Women’s Press is building collaborative media partnerships to lift up the progress reports and solutions related to justice reform.

  • 05/29/2021
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A Special Message From Sen. Mary Kunesh

“Don’t put the report on a shelf and let it gather dust!” We heard that from the Canadian team that created its

  • 05/25/2021
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Conversation: MMIR Crisis

Talking with four women on background to action steps about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis in Minnesota

  • 04/23/2021
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The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Issue

How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?

  • 04/23/2021
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Sheila Lamb: The View From Cloquet

I did not feel vindicated that my testimony was proven correct but a deep sadness that what was foretold has come to be.

  • 03/25/2021
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Sen. Mary Kunesh: A Central Issue

I felt I had no choice but to address the violence that has for too long destroyed so many families in Minnesota and across Turtle Island.

  • 03/25/2021
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When Trafficking Hits Home

“For those who have exited trafficking, their biggest need is to rebuild a sense of belonging and identity within their community.”

  • 03/25/2021