violence

cover-Sasha-Cotton_03A7449Photo-Sarah-Whiting

Public Safety Voices in Minneapolis

Minneapolis received a lot of attention in 2020 for public safety. Some believe stronger law enforcement is needed to combat

  • 02/25/2021
_03A7279Photo-Sarah-Whiting

Casa de Esperanza: Reducing Gender-Based Violence

We want our families to stay together — we just want the domestic violence to go away. Currently the system makes us choose between one or the other.

  • 01/21/2021
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
SashaCotton-via-Prevention-Institute

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
Screen-Shot-2020-06-30-at-10.10.40-AM

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
swenson_for_men_detail_hr

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
51934334_10157019102554522_4908228522096459776_o

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
Terry-Tempest-Williams_Louis-Gakumba

‘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