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  • A Vision of Progressive Solidarity
    Our future changes thanks to the visionary thinkers and doers who take us a step further. This magazine showcases many of them in this, the Year of Powerful, Everyday Women.
  • MWP Conversations: Using Our Voice & Vote
    Highlights from our October 16 event, "MWP Conversations: Using Our Voice & Vote," featuring a joint keynote address from state Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy Armstrong
  • Next MWP Conversation: January 15
    The MWP Conversations series is about using the power of women to shift narratives and effect changeAt our January 15 event, we bring together personal storytellers, scientific experts, and women trained in mental health fields to offer insights into why trauma is a pervasive community issue that affects all of us, and solutions that are proving effective but haven't been discussed widely. The goal is to leave the session with connections and next steps that broaden support around trauma-informed community and policy.
  • Artists on Main Street
    Think: How artists are transforming main streets in Mankato, Faribault, and Winona
  • Voter registrations are surging in Minnesota, especially among young adults.
  • When We Are Gone
    Column: Author Kao Kalia Yang shares her vision of a world where all children are connected with their families in a beautiful and just world.
  • How I Found My Future
    GIVING GUIDE: Makeda Lacking writes, "I had dropped out of high school only because I didn’t have a support system and stable housing. At Avenues for Homeless, I fell back in love with education." 
  • Artistic Transformation in Small Towns
    Ashley Hanson: "Although this work can be isolating, challenging, and underfunded, rural arts is producing powerful work that is getting more recognition for the impact we are having in our communities."
  • Reducing Childhood Trauma in Minnesota
    Reader Carol Koepp writes about how her life-mate was impacted by childhood trauma, and offers recommendations about how Minnesota can become more informed about toxic stress, including insights from "The Deepest Well," by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.
  • Readers respond to the November question of the month.
  • Redefining This One Wild and Precious Life
    BOOKSHELF: Barbara Vaile describes her reading list. "In search of new rules and new vision, I'm looking to women, healers, and especially journalists. I love their capacity to ask big questions and to question authority."
  • My Dog Owns Me
    PETS GUIDE: Amy Wood owns up about how her dog now owns her.
  • How Can We Talk To Each Other?
    Act Now: Suzanne Candell writes about how we can reframe stories for better communication with people who disagree with us.
  • Re-Envisioning Equity
    Ism Schism: De'Vonna Pittman asks, "Imagine if early childhood education became a focal point of importance, so that every child had the access and the right to learn, just like children who are privileged do. What might our state look like 10 years from now?"

  • Re-engineering Minnesota Education
    Lynnell Mickelsen: "There are thousands of amazing people doing amazing work in public schools every day. But they cannot overcome a system that is engineering the racial results we’re getting."
  • Our ongoing general submissions from readers. Write to letters@womenspress.com. Include your name, address and phone number for verification. Unless notified, letters are assumed to be for publication. Letters may be edited for length and clarity.
  • Focus on the Under-represented
    Casey Riley, new curator at Mia, believes now is an exciting time in art history, because past contributions of women photographers and photographers of color are being newly discovered. 
  • GoSeeDo: November 2018
    November highlights include a Rondo neighborhood documentary by youth, Latino film festival, a talk about Hamline's mass shooter database, a dance project about implicit bias experienced by Deaf and hard of hearing communities, the Crooner's Lounge music of Dee Dee Bridgewater, and more.
  • Iditarod Heroines
    HOLIDAY GUIDE: Joan Holman suggests books about role models for girls from the Iditarod dogsled race.

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