MEDIA ADVISORY: Thousands of Women Demand Congress End Family Separations

MEDIA ADVISORY: Thousands of Women Demand Congress End Family Separations

Washington, DC -- On Thursday, June 28th, more than 1,000 women will converge on DC to demand Congress end the policies that criminalize immigrants, separate families, and incarcerate children in prison camps.

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Now we know who is running (sort of), let’s get busy!

Now we know who is running (sort of), let’s get busy!

Hectic day at Mn Sec. of State’s office yesterday – 275 people filed to run for public office! Lots of musical chairs and some hotly contested seats, INCLUDING record numbers of women filed for state House seats - YES!!!

2018 Primaries are 10 weeks away - August 14th.

Early voting is June 29th-Aug 13th, by email or in person. What’s your voting plan?

It's going to be a busy summer for candidates and their teams. Which campaigns can you help on?

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Rejecting Violence, Oppression, and Murder by US Border Patrol

Rejecting Violence, Oppression, and Murder by US Border Patrol

On May 23, US border patrol agents shot and killed an unarmed migrant. We say her name in solidarity, Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez. at WMM we whole heartedly reject the oppression and violence that the border patrol engages in. We reject the words and racism that our administration has used to divide and we reject the notion of borders.

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Warrant Forgiveness Day

Warrant Forgiveness Day

For one day, on May 12, 2018, people dealing with warrant issues in Ramsey County can come and get their issues resolved without the fear of getting arrested.

The county is teaming up with the ACLU of Minnesota, the NAACP, and UJAMAA Place to host a warrant resolution day. Attendees will work with attorneys and judges to address active warrants and take actions to resolve or move forward with any underlying court case.

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Minnesota House Public Safety Omnibus Bill and others need your response NOW!

Minnesota House Public Safety Omnibus Bill and others need your response NOW!

The MN House Public Safety Omnibus bill (HF2856), to be discussed and possibly voted on Tuesday May 1st, has some problems:

a) It includes 2 anti-protest provisions that are being rolled out across the country and are aimed at chilling dissent, particularly by groups like BLM and Water Protectors. 

b) It includes NO gun control provisions. (26 sensible gun law bills are waiting at MN Leg for action to be taken on them.)

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Warrant Forgiveness Day - May 1 & May 12. Details Included

Warrant Forgiveness Day - May 1 & May 12. Details Included

People dealing with warrant issues in Ramsey or Washington Counties can come and get their issues resolved without the fear of getting arrested on May 1, and May 12, 2018.

The counties are teaming up with the ACLU of Minnesota, the NAACP, and UJAMAA Place to host a warrant resolution day. Attendees will work with attorneys and judges to address active warrants and take actions to resolve or move forward with any underlying court case.

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Women's March Minnesota is proud to be a sponsor of this year's March for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Women's March Minnesota is proud to be a sponsor of this year's March for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Women's March Minnesota is proud to be a sponsor of this year's March for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Please join us May 1st as we march in solidarity with Minnesota's Immigrant Community. We march in support of Dreamers and recipients of TPS and DED. We march to demand legalization for all undocumented immigrants. We march to call for an end to unfair deportations of our neighbors and friends. Let's show up in strength on May 1st!

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