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.Read More
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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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
Fellowship Program. Applications are due by Sunday June 24th, 2018 at 11:59 pm PT.
Fellows will learn and utilize core organizing skills to activate people to stand up to Trump and pressure Congress to take action to protect people and the environment.
The Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) and the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) are partnering with the East Side Freedom Library to host a book club this summer. All are welcome to join us!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
We will be marching in the 2018 Ashely Rukes Pride Parade and want YOU to march with us as a UNITED coalition of activists. We truly believe we are better together to support and celebrate our LGBTQIA+ Community.Read More
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?Read More