Weekly Rundown: Nov. 5

Stay up-to-speed on all things Women’s March Minnesota! Get the rundown on the most topics of the week on social media, as well as how we’ve been active in the community and future opportunities to show up.

SHEroes

Hailey Dawson, a 7-year-old with a robotic arm, throws out World Series first pitch

Instead of offering their measurements, these Miss Peru contestants recited statistics on violence against women in their country.

MNsure Open Enrollment

Spread the word, open enrollment for Mnsure began is now open, and continues through Dec. 20 for plans that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018

Women’s Convention

Maxine Water’s speech

Inside the most popular panel at the Women’s Convention: Confronting White Womanhood

At Women’s Convention in Detroit, a Test of Momentum and Focus

The Sojourner Truth Lunch honoring Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Healthcare

A tale of two drug crises- opioids vs. crack cocaine

Immigration

Border patrol agents followed the ambulance and camped outside the hospital room of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy getting emergency surgery – then jailed her in a detention center for kids. Call the Office of Refugee Resettlement today and demand they release Rosa Maria Hernandez immediately.

Puerto Rico recovery

Interview with Maria Isa on how we can support Puerto Rico

Opportunities to Show Up

Nov. 1-15: Hold the Line for Line 3 Hearings, St Paul

Monday, Nov. 6:

Wednesday, Nov. 8: Home for Good: Arise Together, Minneapolis

Sunday, Nov. 12: ATTC Learn & Take Action: DeVos & Public Education, Edina

Monday, Nov. 13: Equal Means Equal, Coon Rapids

Tuesday, Nov. 14:

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Building a Bridge: Prison to Community, Minneapolis

Thursday, Nov. 16:

Friday, Nov. 17: Theatrical Premiere "Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story", Minneapolis

Nov. 17-19:  Run as you are: National Training, Minneapolis

Saturday, Nov. 18: Seeing the Racial Water: A Workshop with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, St. Paul

Upcoming Partner Galas

Friday, Nov. 17, Minneapolis – OutFront’s 30th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, Dec. 9, St Paul - TakeAction's People's Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 9, Bloomington - CAIR’s Moving Forward, Celebrating 10 Years of Service