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Friday, October 21, 2016

October's theme is "women and politics." November is "Bridges and Walls". And December is our annual Changemakers issue and we're asking: "What would you like to see changed for women or girls?" Tell us about it. Send 150 words or less to editor@womenspress.com by Nov. 10.

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O Sister Where Art Thou?
Feature: Women in the Legislature: Stalled progress? Insights from Rep. Erin Murphy, Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Sen. Sandy Pappas
A voice for change
Profile: State Rep. Rena Moran: From a homeless shelter to the State Capitol
Tackling the status quo
Profile: Melisa Franzen: Young Puerto Rican mother steps out of boxes in Minnesota Senate
ThinkAboutIt October 2016
ThinkAboutIt: Periods for Pence reprise, LGBTQ Shame List, sexism in the courtroom and more to think about.
GoSeeDo October 2016
Calendar: Sacred Garden, Ojibwe lives, 35th annual Women & Spirituality conference and other women-focused events happening in October
Humanitarian entrepreneur
Profile: Mary Tjosvold: Combining the best of both worlds - community organizing through business
Mind the gap
Profile: Shawntera Hardy: Listening, and responding, to the screams of community at Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development
Bibelot at 50
Profile: Roxana Freese: Ownership, from necessity to passion
Visual thinker
CoverArtist: Alicia Schwab: Whimsical illustrator who depicts underwater worlds, dancing insects and a giant's sneezing issue
Turning fear into action
ThisIssue: Let's "play big" this election season
The power to change
ActNow: Abena Abraham: A Liberian immigrant becomes politically engaged
Roots of activism
LeaderVoice: Lt. Gov. Tina Smith: On inclusion, organization and optimism
Women's work
ThisIssue: Why we do what we do
Diversified workforce
ActNow: CLUES opens doors to a better future for Latinos and immigrants
My life's work, the work of a lifetime
SheSaid Shannon Drury: Heidi was my hero
Listening to and hearing stories
ThisIssue: It is in knowing each other's stories that we are more likely to see "others" as part of "us"
The gift of knowing
SheSaid Sondra Samuels on the need to teach the significant contributions and courage of Africans and African Americans
Mentors for young parents
ActNow: Family Wise offers program for strengthening families
Women who paved the way
BookShelf: Zoe Irene VanSandt on books about previous women Presidential candidates attempting to shatter the highest glass ceiling
Your right to vote
YourStory: Donna Brazile: A message from the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee
Supporting Hillary Clinton
OnYourMind: Rosemary Rocco: Why does it matter if there is a woman president?
What I want every girl to be
OnYourMind: Erin Maye Quade: Running for political office while standing on women's shoulders
The healing power of stories
YourStory: Camille Scheel recommends these books for women with breast cancer
Clutter free
OnYourMind: Heidi Johnson: Space as sanctuary
Training is essential
YourStory: Donna Chicone on being a good pet parent
YourThoughts October 2016
YourThoughts: Readers write about the politics of the personal
YouSaid October 2016
Letters from Women's Press readers

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