Cierra, DyAnna, and Walter here with an invitation for you. People across Minnesota are having important conversations about our schools, values, and vision for communities that respect the dignity of
It was never about masks and vaccines: How I decided to speak out and take action in my community
This is the story of how I realized that the ongoing attempts to divide Minnesotans over COVID-19 have never really been about masks or vaccines. Once I had that realization,
We’re just getting started: Recapping our Greater Minnesota Summit + what’s next
Last weekend’s Greater Minnesota Summit was a joy. More than 50 Minnesotans attended, and we’re so grateful for the stories we heard and the connections we made across the state.
Organizing an ‘unstoppable force for good’ in Central Minnesota
This is the story of the moment when I decided: Enough is enough. I’m going to find Central Minnesota neighbors who will stand beside me against Trump and Trumpism, for communities that protect, include, and value everyone — across race, gender, sexuality, immigration status, income, and disability.
Why we (DyAnna + Cierra) want to build power with you in Greater Minnesota
If you haven’t met us before, we’re TakeAction organizers DyAnna and Cierra. Here’s why we care about building power with you in Greater Minnesota – and why we want to
Join us at our Greater Minnesota Summit on March 12!
Join us at the Greater Minnesota Summit on Saturday, March 12 from 10am to 2pm via Zoom. As the Right tries to divide us by stoking fear and misinformation in
Organizing is in our bones: Part IV in our series on honesty in education
In January, I didn’t think the fire in my belly around rural organizing could glow more fiercely. However, as I’ve seen right-wing operatives attempt to divide Greater Minnesota communities by
Pequot Parents for Kindness: Part III in our series on honesty in education
I love my hometown. I love being surrounded by trees and lakes. I love how I can pick up groceries and get three more errands done over my lunch hours
An attempt to divide + conquer: Part II in our series on honesty in education
Last week, we started our deep dive into the right wing’s manufactured panic around “Critical Race Theory.” If you missed it, check it out on our blog. This email is
The right wing’s latest attempt to distract and divide us
You’ve likely seen this on the news — or even heard about it from a neighbor. As a shorthand and to spark outrage, GOP operatives have co-opted and distorted a