Trauma

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Editor’s Letter and TOC: Why Incarceration Does Not Reduce Crime

Data reveals the roots of why people are incarcerated — and indicates why prison might not be the solution.

  • 08/25/2022
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The Concept Behind Restorative Justice Minnesota

Getting funded requires a culture shift in society, she says. “A recognition that incarceration does not work. We do not acknowledge the reality of where the harm is coming from.”

  • 08/25/2022
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August 2022 In the News: Transforming Justice

“It became clear to me that any program addressing the violence women had committed would also need to address the aggression and violence they had personally experienced.”

  • 08/24/2022

Blood on the Pavement • Closing night party

Exhibit combining poetry + visual art to spark discussion about violence against Black bodies!Showing May 5 -28Northrup King Building (Studio

  • 05/28/2022
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To Heal Instead of Judge: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“All of a sudden you feel like somebody has your back and you matter. You are not just an addict. That grace is huge.” — April Chouinard

  • 05/28/2022
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Step 1: Expand Treatment Centers

We can interrupt the cycle of children aging up into homelessness, which is a problem in our state.

  • 05/28/2022

Blood on the Pavement • Art-A-Whirl open gallery

Exhibit combining poetry + visual art to spark discussion about violence against Black bodies!Showing May 5 -28Northrup King Building (Studio

  • 05/20/2022
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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.

  • 05/18/2022

Blood on the Pavement • Opening night party

Exhibit combining poetry + visual art to spark discussion about violence against Black bodies!Showing May 5 – 28Northrup King Building

  • 05/05/2022
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NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

  • 04/13/2022

The “Sex Offender”: Why Should We Care?

Register today for the eighth annual Understanding and Responding to Mass Incarceration (URMI) Conference. Friday, April 8, in-person at Metro

  • 04/08/2022
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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.

  • 04/03/2022