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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Increasing Economic Security

Seeds Worth Sowing

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Seeds Worth Sowing serves Black and Indigenous mothers and caregivers that are low-income and have dependents by providing resources and support – that improve their quality of life using holistic approaches and direct action. Rejecting welfare-based models of care, SWS has created trainings, strategies, and services to respond to community specific needs, thereby creating a […]

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Increasing Economic Security

Housing Resource Network

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Housing Resource Network organizes, educates, and empowers renters by providing advocacy training and leadership development to help tenants and tenant leaders sustain their housing. HRN advocates for renters by accompanying them to court, helping them organize. Focusing on women renters, HRN is committed to providing tenants with resources about their housing rights and cultivating new […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition is a grassroots community organizing campaign for residents living in public housing. Their mission is to protect public housing from privatization and to prevent the displacement of people who rely on public housing, the majority of whom are Black (immigrants, Muslims, East Africans), families with children, and people with […]

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Cultivating Women Leaders

The League of Women Voters Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The League of Women Voters (LWV) Minneapolis is a 101-year-old nonprofit originally founded to ensure the passage of  the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and to advocate for issues affecting women’s lives. LWV Minneapolis is a women-run, non-partisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government. It works to increase […]

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Cultivating Women Leaders

Ayada Leads

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ayada Leads empowers all women, specifically first and second-generation East African immigrants, to become engaged citizens and community leaders, regardless of political affiliation. With the goal of preparing women with the skills to exercise the power of their voice and ensure that they are prepared for a complex and connected world, Ayada Leads developed a […]

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Advocating for Just Systems

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition is a grassroots community organizing campaign for low-income residents living in public housing. Their mission is to protect public housing from privatization and to prevent the displacement of low-income and poor residents who rely on public housing, the majority of whom are Black (immigrants, Muslims, East Africans), families with […]

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Cultivating Women Leaders

The League of Women Voters Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The League of Women Voters (LWV) Minneapolis is a 101-year-old nonprofit originally founded to pass the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and to advocate for issues affecting women’s lives. LWV Minneapolis is a women-run, non-partisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government, works to increase understanding of major policy […]

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Homelessness

CloseKnit

Minneapolis, Minnesota

CloseKnit focuses on the wellbeing and safety of youth who experience homelessness. Recognizing that to best serve youth facing homelessness, young people’s voices and experiences need to be heard, CloseKnit works to shift the conversation on youth homelessness by investing in connections between youth and their natural supports along with researching, training, and advocating for […]

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Ayada Leads

Cultivating Women Leaders

Ayada Leads

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ayada Leads (formerly known as Women Organizing Women Network) empowers all women, specifically first and second generation East African immigrants, to become engaged citizens and community leaders, regardless of political affiliation. With the goal of preparing women with the skills to exercise the power of their voice and ensure that they are prepared for a […]

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Empowering Young Women

Project DIVA

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Project DIVA lives their mission of guiding girls to self-discover without limits by hosting twice monthly groups for their participants focused on their six areas of support: academics, social health, emotional well-being, financial education, health and wellness, and career.

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