(FEB. 2014) Foundation Releases New Economics Research on the Status of Women & Girls in Minnesota Poverty, Wage Gap, Occupational Clustering Biggest Barriers to Women’s Economic Security | “We know that for women in our state to achieve economic security, women must first have economic opportunity, including access to education and training, good jobs, and childcare. This will improve the lives of women and of all Minnesotans,” said Lee Roper-Batker, president and CEO of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. >>Read press release >>View/Download Economics research >>Read Star Tribune Editorial >>View/Download Women’s Economic Security Act of 2014 >>Access all Women’s Foundation of Minnesota research
KIM LUND: 2013 Mary Lee Dayton Catalyst for Change | We honored Kim Lund as the 2013 Mary Lee Dayton Catalyst for Change Award recipient. Read more…
Are you a philanthropist? | While many would answer “no” to this question, most would be wrong. The word “philanthropy” comes from the Latin “philanthropia” and Greek “philanthrōpía,” meaning “love for [human]kind.” By sharing our resources (money, time, talent, other) and investing it back into the community, we demonstrate our love for humankind and desire to create a better and more equitable world for all. DONATE NOW
STAR TRIBUNE - Saving Bobbi, a four-part series (Nov. 2013)
Story: Pam Louwagie | Photos by Elizabeth Flores
[P1] A Teen’s Sex Trafficking Ordeal
[P2] Lured by drugs, Used by Pimps
[P3] One Cop’s Determination
[P4] Struggling to Find a Way Forward
Prefer to read the series on your Apple, Kindle or Nook device?
Purchase & download the e-Book for $2.99. All proceeds go toward our MN Girls Are Not For Sale campaign to end child sex trafficking in the state.
EQUALITY Update (November 2013): Preparing for Minnesota’s Safe Harbor Law This issue features highlights from our 11/18 housing and services conference to help build our partners’ capacity and readiness to serve and meet the needs of Minnesota’s child sex trafficking victims. Read now.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar kicked off our housing and services conference on Nov. 18, 2013 with a video welcome of support for our collective work to end child sex trafficking in the Minnesota. View video.