TakeAction Minnesota Statement: City of Bloomington Passes Paid Sick Days

“Today, we celebrate Bloomington, the third largest city in Minnesota, passing Earned Sick and Safe Leave. For years, workers across the state have organized for this basic employment standard because no one should have to choose between caring for themselves or a loved one and a paycheck.

Care Community Host Training

Our care systems need massive transformation, whether we’re talking about universal health care, paid leave, caregiver support, and more. This training will prepare individuals to host a gathering of TakeAction

From Us to You: Big LOVE

We love love. Love in all its forms: romantic love, parental love, friend love, pet love, community love, self-love. Love makes us feel warm, safe, and cared for. Love nurtures us. Love teaches us patience, accountability, and grace.  As we’ve been

We Deserve Better

I grew up the youngest of eight siblings in Roseau, a rural Northern Minnesota town most known for hockey rivalries and its proximity to Lake of the Woods and the Canadian border. While others may not

Caring Our Way to a Better Future

COVID has exacerbated our already-dire care crisis. Childcare and prescription drugs are costly. Our most essential workers are treated as disposable. It makes me angry and sad that we don’t have healthcare for all and that people rely on GoFundMe to pay their medical bills. We don’t have strong and consistent paid leave policies. We don’t have accessible and science-based abortion care. It shouldn’t be this way. It doesn’t have to be this way.