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Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence (Gallery)

The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and

  • 10/22/2020
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Mobilizing New Voters

I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”

  • 09/22/2020
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Extremism vs. Democracy

“What people look like … is the visible cue to their caste. It is the historic flash card to the public of how they are to be treated, where they are expected to live, what kinds of positions they are expected to hold…”

  • 09/22/2020
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Priorities for Government

The policies support the idea that people are “looking out for each other — that it is not about believing that if ‘you’ get something it is taking away from ‘me.’”

  • 09/22/2020
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LGBTQ+ Policy in the Time of COVID-19

“A barrier we face is a lack of sensitivity to the struggles and suffering of LGBTQ+ folx.”

  • 05/18/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/05/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/04/2020
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Women’s Guide to Voting

It took 72 years for (non-Native) women to get the right to vote after the concept was proposed by Elizabeth

  • 10/01/2018

Women’s Guide to Voting

A history timetable of women’s right to vote in Minnesota

  • 10/01/2018
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Voting Is Non-Negotiable

My parents modeled voting as an obligation as solemn and nonnegotiable as paying taxes and fixing cavities. Sometimes the duty was

  • 10/01/2018