Lindsey Port - 2018 Recipient of the Political Courage Award & our August Resilient ReSister

Lindsey Port - 2018 Recipient of the Political Courage Award & our August Resilient ReSister

August Resilient Resister; Lindsey Port. 2018 Recipient of the Political Courage Award

During the May 16th Women Candidate Development Coalition's 32nd Birthday Celebration, Lindsey Port was awarded the Political Courage Award for her #MeToo leadership. Lindsey entered politics as a volunteer on the 2012 marriage equality campaign, Minnesotans United for All Families, where she learned to have values-based conversations and fell in love with voter contact and door knocking.

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WMM Official Statement; The Murder of Thurman Blevins

WMM Official Statement; The Murder of Thurman Blevins

Two years ago, Jamar Clark and Philando Castile were killed by police. Justine Damond was killed last year. Thurman Blevins, Jr. was killed just last month. This is unacceptable. These were human beings. Our neighbors.

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The Department of Reproductive Control Is the Health Agency of Our Dystopian Future

The Department of Reproductive Control Is the Health Agency of Our Dystopian Future

Written by;  By Susan Rinkunas, Jul 18 2018, 6:36pm, for Tonic. Read the full article here: The Department of Reproductive Control is the HealthAgency of Our Dystopian Future

"..The DRC is not a real government agency—yet. But all of the policies described in the video are real. You'll learn as much if you go to the satirical agency's website, thedrc.us.

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Will Kavanaugh Be Confirmed? Pressure On Both Sides Mounting

Will Kavanaugh Be Confirmed? Pressure On Both Sides Mounting

The pressure for and against quickly confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the vacant U.S. Supreme Court is ramping up in the U.S. Senate.

Now is the time for citizens to contact senators, supporting careful consideration rather than haste on this nomination.

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WMM Official Statement on Judge Kavanaugh Nomination

WMM Official Statement on Judge Kavanaugh Nomination

In the coming days, Women’s March Minnesota will send an open letter to Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Tina Smith on behalf of the 110,000 Minnesotans who marched January 21st 2017, urging our Senators to vote NO on any nominee who does not believe the United States Constitution incorporates a right to privacy and will not commit to publicly stating that Roe v. Wade is settled law.

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Our Lives, Bodies and Freedoms are on the Line

Our Lives, Bodies and Freedoms are on the Line

JJustice Kennedy’s retirement and the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court has everyone considering the possibility that Roe v. Wade, the 1974 landmark decision recognizing a woman’s constitutional right to privacy when deciding whether to have an abortion whether to have an abortion, may be overturned or severely limited.

Senators who hold key votes have made statements which seem to indicate they will likely confirm him based simply upon his educational background and professional resume.

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Our Warming Climate Expected to Turn the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to a Savannah Habitat by 2100

 Our Warming Climate Expected to Turn the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to a Savannah Habitat by 2100

Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission PUC Bows to Big Oil

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission recently granted Enbridge Inc. permission to pursue building its pipeline (Line 3) through Northern Minnesota. In addition to the real concerns that the pipeline will leak, as they all do, and destroy our land and pollute our water, strong objections to Line 3 are also based on how it will only contribute to and accelerate the devastating effects of our warming climate.

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Women Disobey in D.C., A Collective Experience Protesting the Illegal Detention of Children at U.S. Borders

Women Disobey in D.C., A Collective Experience Protesting the Illegal Detention of Children at U.S. Borders

After the illegal detention of children and the immoral tearing apart of families, Women’s March National planned and executed the largest Civil Disobedient group of women ever recorded in our nation's history to rally and hold accountable those in office that are allowing these vicious, racist and outright terrifying things to happen.

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1,000 Who CAIR Event, July 21st - POSTPONED

1,000 Who CAIR Event, July 21st - POSTPONED

1,000 Who CAIR Event, July 21st - POSTPONED

“Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have decided to postpone our 1,000 Who CAIR event to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience, and the O'Shaughnessy Theater will quickly refund your tickets. We will notify everyone when a new date has been scheduled. Thanks everyone for your continued support.” - CAIR MN. 

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Meet Jovita Morales; Leader of Minnesota Immigrant Movement. Our First Resilient Resister!

Meet Jovita Morales; Leader of Minnesota Immigrant Movement. Our First Resilient Resister!

We are proud to introduce our first Resilient ReSister, Jovita Morales. Jovita Morales remembers vividly the day she became an activist regarding Minnesota driver’s licenses. The day was when her two children were returning from a field trip organized by Waite House. Their school bus was on the 35W bridge when it collapsed August 1, 2007.

Resilient ReSisters are Minnesota women who are making a difference in their communities; large or small, loud or quiet. She is your neighbor, your child’s favorite teacher, your co-worker, your daughter. She is you! Each month we’ll feature a new Resilient ReSister. If you know of someone we should feature please email us admin@womensmarchmncom.

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The Rise of a Humanitarian Crisis in the United States

The Rise of a Humanitarian Crisis in the United States

Saturday saw an outpouring of Minnesotans onto the streets of Minneapolis on an extraordinary June day.  Extraordinary in that it was over 90 degrees, and extraordinary in that we had to take to the streets to protest the SEPARATION of children from their parents and the CAGING of them in ill-equipped shuttered Walmarts along our Southern border.

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Justice Kennedy is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court. What does this mean?

Justice Kennedy is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court. What does this mean?

Last week, we saw The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) narrowly vote to strip away rights and trample on progressive values; specifically women’s rights, immigrant rights, and workers’ rights. In the midst of all this, Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court announced his retirement, effective July 31st. Many of us felt shell-shocked knowing what this means for the future of our country.

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Are We Ready to Be What Racists Fear?

Are We Ready to Be What Racists Fear?

My story as a transracial adoptee has left me with this indescribable void that will never be understood.

Throughout my life I have attached incredible meaning to who I was as Mexican and less to who I was as American, but like the Diaspora Blues says “so, here you are too foreign for home and too foreign for here. Never enough for both” - Ljeoma Umebinyuo.

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How Close Is The United States to Genocide?

How Close Is The United States to Genocide?

THE THREAT OF THE UNITED STATES COMMITTING ACTS OF GENOCIDE IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE OF A REALITY. According to the World Genocide Watch, there are eight stages to the build up to genocide: classification, symbolization, dehumanization, organization, polarization, preparation, extermination, and denial.

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Park Square Theatre's Post-Show Conversation on Gender Roles in Plays

Park Square Theatre's Post-Show Conversation on Gender Roles in Plays

Join Park Square Theatre’s Community Advisory Board and the East Side Freedom Library for a post-show community conversation regarding how gender roles are expressed on stage in Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery and other productions.


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March with Us June 30th to #FreeOurFuture

March with Us June 30th to #FreeOurFuture

On June 30, we're rallying in Washington, D.C., and around the country to tell Donald Trump and his administration to stop separating kids from their parents!

Join us on for a national day of action. We are co-hosting the Minneapolis event, and are calling on the current administration, our senators, and our representatives to declare once and for all that families belong together and should not be detained.

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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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