EQUALITY Update (Summer 2016): DAKOTA WICOHAN – The Summer 2016 issue of our newsletter highlights our exciting work to create pathways to prosperity for young women of color and other young women (ages 12-24) facing the greatest disparities in our state. Read the inspiring story of Belva Phillips, a young American Indian leader in girlsBEST grantee-partner Dakota Wicohan’s Wikoska program. Hear firsthand from our generous donor-partner, the Charlson Foundation, on how our girlsBEST Fund connects with their personal and philanthropic values. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (June 2015): MEN AS PEACEMAKERS – The June 2015 issue of our newsletter focuses on the work of girlsBEST Fund and MN Girls Are Not For Sale grantee, Men As Peacemakers and the important roles men hold in building a world that values and respects women and girls. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (February 2015): MINNESOTA URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE – The February 2015 issue of our newsletter focuses on the work of girlsBEST Fund grantee, Minnesota Urban Debate League and the importance of girls finding their voices in order to become leaders in their communities. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (November 2014): MN GIRLS ARE NOT FOR SALE – MAPPING THE MARKET RESEARCH The November 2014 issue of our newsletter focuses on the release of a new study, Mapping the Market for Juvenile Sex Trafficking in Minneapolis: Structures, Functions, and Patterns. Commissioned and funded by the Women’s Foundation, this research pulls back the lens to expose the systems, structures, and contexts through which sex trafficking victims are exploited. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (June 2014): SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING SCARF – The June 2014 issue of our newsletter focuses on combining hopes, dreams, and fashion to build pathways to future prosperity. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (February 2014): DATA + PUBLIC POLICY TO CREATE ECONOMIC SECURITY – This issue of our newsletter, EQUALITY Update, focuses on the release of the Foundation’s new Economics data on the status of women and girls in the state. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (November 2013): Minnesota’s Safe Harbor Law – This issue of our newsletter features the MN Girls Are Not For Sale housing and services conference. It was a day to help build our partners’ capacity and readiness to serve and meet the needs of Minnesota’s child sex trafficking victims. >> Read now.
EQUALITY Update (May 2013): Grantee profile of St. Paul Police Dept., Sgt. John Bandemer – This issue of our newsletter, EQUALITY Update, features a grantee profile about the work of the St. Paul Police Department and its Sgt. John Bandemer, head of the Vick Task Force, whose investigations include child sex trafficking. >> Read now.