Policy

Amanda LSP

Work With Farmers to Build Climate Resistance

LSP’s “Incentivizing 100% Soil Healthy Farming Bill,” which was developed by a team of farmer, rural, and urban members, will be introduced in the Minnesota legislature this month.

  • 01/11/2021

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
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The Long-Standing Call for Stronger Mental Health Systems

“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”

  • 12/23/2020

Where Do Our Taxes Go?

Digital-only story With so much attention paid to the inaction and deficits of governmental structure, we can forget what government

  • 09/22/2020
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The Census as Community Care

Communities most likely to be undercounted are the communities that need these resources the most. An undercount will only exacerbate economic, racial, and gender disparities.

  • 03/10/2020
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Undercover

There are more than 90 pregnancy crisis centers in Minnesota. This essay was submitted by Vendela Cavanaugh, who decided to

  • 08/01/2019
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Taking Action Statewide

For more than a year, communities have met as part of the Thriving by Design Network, organized by Growth &

  • 08/01/2019
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A New World Dawning

In “Collapse: Dreaming Another World,” a memoir by Minneapolis attorney-turned-Jungian-analyst Medora Woods, she reflects on whether catastrophic events of late

  • 06/01/2019
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2016 Changemaker: Barbara Battiste

Changemakers: Working with facts to make change for women and girls through the legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women

  • 12/01/2016
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Pay equity: unfinished business: Many hands keep pushing to close the gap

As 2014 dawned, pay equity hit the spotlight. President Obama cited it in his State of the Union address. On

  • 04/01/2014