Tag Archive for: sex trafficking

The Reality of Sex Trafficking

There is misunderstanding about how people can be trapped into the trafficking system. Often it stems from a need to survive. Lack of housing is a huge risk factor.

CALL: Chris Stark on Love as Healing and Space as Memory

Treat each other with true kindness and humility and gentleness and love, because that is our way forward. That is how we are going to find ways to heal the harm that has been inflicted on so many of us, and the land, and the water.

CALL: Let’s Talk About Trauma

"Unpacking Our Trauma Bundles to Create Community Healing," first in the Healing Trauma series of Changemakers Alliance, a statewide conversation-story-and-action membership community of Minnesota Women's Press.

Gender-based Violence Resources

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

Conversation: MMIR Crisis

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

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.

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.

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."

Patina Park: A Healing Budget

“To fix over 500 years of trauma and its impact, we need everyone.”

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives in Minnesota: 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.

Roots of the Crisis

The investigative work of today is not just for those who are being hurt now — it is for ancestors and to prevent harm to those who are on their way.

Why I Am a Safe Harbor Navigator

I joined the Minnesota Safe Harbor system as a navigator, which makes me feel like I can help change the lives of our vulnerable populations on a larger scale.