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  • Healing in the Community of Women
    BookShelf: Stephanie Sorenson shares her story of surviving sexual assault, and the community of women who helped her heal. Also includes recommended books about healing from assault.
  • 2018 Changemaker: Eileen Hudon
    Ogichidakwe/Council of Female Warriors: Eileen Hudon advocates for women who are fighting domestic violence and sexual violence. "We are the ones who are going to make a difference in our [Native] community.”
  • 2018 Changemaker: Asma Mohammed
    RISE and Shine: Asma Mohammed engages women around sexual assault, engages youth in civic action, and offers workshops on intersectionality and identity for people of color. "Once you fire people up and give them the tools they need, they are ready to go."
  • 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.
  • Killing Us Softly: Chronic Stress and the Health of Black Women
    Sagirah Shahid: Chronic stress and the health of Black women
  • Ism Schism: Appetite for Change
    "It’s time for people to cook and eat and talk about the change they want to see." 
    — Princess Titus, Appetite for Change co-founder, in a TEDx Talk
  • Bookshelf: Thoughts from a parent about raising three children whose brains were wired differently from birth.
  • Reducing Stigma Doesn’t Fund Mental Health
    "It’s time to embrace the idea that we as individuals are not necessarily sick — it is adapting to what our society is that makes us ill."
  • Act Now: Can We Create a New System?
    "Even before #MeToo, our multiple shared experiences had long established the prevalence and personal pain of these crimes, but now those coming forward uncovered an epidemic and opened our eyes to the systemic structures that support predators."
  • Ongoing Trail of Tears
    "Learning terms and diagnoses does not compare to what I learn working with Native American families who are struggling through the most personal and painful situations — witnessing how their life circumstances can be directly tied to the historical trauma they have endured."
  • The 2018 Super Bowl Anti-Sex Trafficking Committee in Minnesota is serious about the responsibility of being a host city for the February 4 event.
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