violence

Lillie Gardner

Animal Abuse

Certain animals are protected from harm while the abuse of millions of others is accepted as normal and necessary.

  • 01/02/2021
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Part 2: Violence Intervention and Prevention Strategies

In Part 2 of our conversation with Sasha Cotton, we asked how her office is responding with violence prevention and intervention programs, and what Minneapolis’s next steps are.

  • 07/06/2020
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Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.

  • 06/30/2020

About the World Without George Floyd

This week, many of the people who contribute to our story sharing are deeply engaged in the community — in protest, in grief, in rage, in solidarity.

  • 05/29/2020
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Voices on War & Peace

Commentary of everyday women engaged with our topic of the month: Kavenaugh hearings, Bosnian genocide, WWII memories, the silence of

  • 06/01/2019
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Solutions: Response to Violence Against Native Women 

More than half of Native women have been sexually assaulted, including over a third who have been raped — a rate

  • 12/01/2018
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‘When Women Were Birds’ “I am my mother but I am not. I am my grandmother but I am not.”

Terry Tempest Williams is a naturalist, writer and environmental advocate.  Rooted in the American West, her family has lived in

  • 05/01/2013

2010 Changemaker: Peace Circle Initiative

“There were three shootings into my house. I couldn’t sit around and watch it happen.”

  • 12/02/2010