March for Science: Spotlight

Join us Thursday evening, 7:30pm, on our Facebook page, Women's March Minnesota,
where you can catch our live interview with Samreen, Lisa and Satish, three of the volunteers for the March for Science Minnesota, whose efforts and dedication helped make the march possible.  They'll provide us with more details about the upcoming March for Science, happening this Saturday at the State Capitol, and ways we can get involved.  March starts at Cathedral Hill Park at 11am -- Rally at Minnesota State Capitol at 12 noon.  For more info: www.MarchForScienceMn.com

Women Marchers Win Freedom of Expression Courage Award

PEN America works at the intersections of human rights and literature to protect open expression. The PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award is going to the "Women's March" for "galvaniz[ing] a potent global movement to resist infringements on the rights and dignity of women and many other groups." The awards committe goes on to say; "We honor the Women's March for acting at a critical moment to overcome the inertia and fear of failure that can impair public mobilization, and for inspiring millions in America and around the world to do the same." 

To learn more about this award see the PEN Press Release  or this article Did you participate in the Women's March? You just won a Freedom of Expression of Courage prize from The Week

Tell Rep. Paulsen: Vote No on the AHCA!

Call to Action (from our friends at Take Action MN)
Tell Rep. Paulsen: Vote No on the AHCA!
March 23 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
On Thursday, March 23, members of the US House of Representatives are expected to vote on the American Health Care Act, which would cut health care coverage for millions of people and gut Medicaid by nearly $900 BILLION over 10 years in order to pay for tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest people in America.
Join us on Thursday at the office of Rep. Erik Paulsen to tell him to vote NO on the AHCA!
Register here: https://secure.everyaction.com/YfL2meithkyI31ay5PlOeg2
- See more at: http://www.takeactionminnesota.org/event/tell-rep-paulsen-vote-no-on-the-ahca/