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Mary's Pence board and staff on stage with the award for Responsive Philanthropy.

Mary’s Pence Wins Award for Responsive Philanthropy

It is an honor to be recognized as a responsive funder during a moment when women and other marginalized people are facing tremendous struggles. Mary’s Pence is committed to supporting women who have experienced injustice.

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Events

Feminist Presidents Day Mailing Party

February 19, 2018 3-6pm
St. Paul, Minnesota

You’re invited to join us for the second annual Mary’s Pence Presidents Day mailing party! Back by popular demand, we’ll serve margaritas and nachos! Non-alcoholic and vegetarian options will be available.

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Events

Galentine’s Day Mailing Party

February 11, 3-5:30pm
St. Paul, Minnesota

Celebrate and support women’s empowerment by helping us stuff envelopes, and meet other Mary’s Pence supporters in their 20s and 30s. We’ll have chocolate covered strawberries and other delicious treats.

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Photograph of a sign at a protest that features a latina woman with the phrase "we the people"

Announcements

Women-Church Convergence Opposes Trump’s Reversal of DACA and Calls for Passage of Legislation to Protect Dreamers

Women-Church Convergence believes the Trump Administration’s rescinding of DACA, and Congress’s inability to pass legislation to protect this population, is unconscionable and violates the human rights of these individuals who made no choice to come here as children and know no home but the United States.

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Events

Joint Religious Legislative Coalition Day on the Hill

March 13, 2018
St. Paul, Minnesota

Join Mary’s Pence and hundreds of people of faith from across the state who will gather to ask themselves: If we do not work towards social justice now, when?

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Photo of Nekessa Julia Opoti standing in front of a mural of the profile of a woman. Nekessa wears a red scarf on her head and glasses, and has a big smile.

Events

International Women’s Day: Media, Technology & Gender Equality

March 4, 2018
St. Paul, Minnesota

Join media experts Andreen Soley and Dr. Roxanne Meshar as they uncover the underlying problems with social media and offer simple strategies and tips to help us create a more just and equitable world.

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three ripples in water

Announcements

A Moment and a Movement: Women-Church Says #MeToo, #WeToo

Sexual assault is a pervasive crime that thrives in environments of unchecked patriarchal power regardless of identity or industry. We mark this #MeToo moment as a renewed call to listen to the experiences and voices of victims/survivors and enforce sanctions on those who abuse.

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Press

Mary’s Pence: Supporting Organization Highlight

The Associate | November 20, 2017
By Carla Rush

Mary’s Pence was founded 30 years ago by Catholic religious women and lay women who were frustrated by the lack of funding for women’s social justice work. They decided to “quit being angry and do something about it.”

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Mary's Pence board and staff on stage with the award for Responsive Philanthropy.

Announcements

Mary’s Pence Wins Award for Responsive Philanthropy

It is an honor to be recognized as a responsive funder during a moment when women and other marginalized people are facing tremendous struggles. Mary’s Pence is committed to supporting women who have experienced injustice.

Read More »
phone booth to indicate the information session for Mary's Pence Grants will be a teleconference.

Events

Information Session: Mary’s Pence Grants

December 12, 2017 12pm CST

Learn how to apply for a grant from Mary’s Pence. We will present about our grant criteria and application process, and answer your questions.

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five young women in front of the US/Mexico border fence at the 2016 SOA Convergence at the Border

Events

SOA US/Mexico Convergence at the Border

November 10-12, 2017
Nogales, Sonora/Arizona

Mary’s Pence will be exhibiting at the SOA Watch Enceuntro at the Border and participating in the events.

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