Posts in Environmental Justice
PRESS RELEASE: Power to the Polls

WOMEN'S MARCH MINNESOTA ANNOUNCES POWER TO THE POLLS

9/14/18: St. Paul, MN ---- Power to the Polls: Over the past two years we’ve resisted, persisted and created change, and now it’s time to bring our collective Power to The Polls

On Sep 21st, early voting opens in Minnesota. At that point, it is 45 days until the general election on November 6th. 

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This is why we marched.

Now is the time to take action to ensure that we protect our rights and once again live in a country we are proud of. If not now - when? This is why we marched. In addition to the requests to participate, we will be sending out motivational videos and educational pieces about the election process called “Election Central”.

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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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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

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 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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