Support Feminist Voices
Minnesota Women’s Press is the longest continuously published feminist print new vehicle in the U.S. After 34 years as a print magazine, we are expanding into digital storytelling, in-person conversations, and solutions journalism. We are seeking partnerships with donors, grantors, investors, and sponsors, and are asking for your help.
Mikki Morrissette became the new Owner/Editor of Women’s Press, starting with the January 2018 issue. Her team is executing an ambitious vision.
- 2019: Widen Voice
Launch new website featuring diverse columnists and multimedia storytellers, focused on how powerful everyday women are stepping into leadership and making change happen. Needed: Storyteller Fund for videographers, Community Engagement coordinators
CLICK HERE FOR SAMPLE PAGE
- 2020: Grow Sustainability
Launch sponsored specialty e-guides, develop Women’s Voice & Vote app that gives women values-based survey results as consumers and voters. Needed: additional full-time sales person and digital coordinator
- 2021: Expand Platform
Launch monthly sponsored MWP video and podcast, which we have begun experimenting with thanks to partners. Needed: Another full-time editor.
Conversation with editor Mikki Morrissette from the 2017 crowdfunding campaign, which ended after successful start-up financing.
MWP Conversation Series
We have a first-ever Events Development coordinator to help us create events for intergenerational and intersectional discussions.
- April 25, 2018: “Powerful Everyday Women,” at Chowgirls venue. Our first MWP Conversation was a success, featuring six notable storytellers and more than 100 women. Focus: how we pledge to use the power of our voice as women this year.
- October 16, 2018: “Using Voice & Vote,” at Carondelet Center, St. Paul. Focus: community inspiration, tools, and connection for mid-term elections and post-election lobbying.
- January 19, 2019: “Healing Trauma,” at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. Focus: what NEAR science says about the impact of intergenerational trauma, adverse childhood experiences, exploitation — and what is required for healing and restoration.
- April 13, 2019: “Embracing the End of Life,” at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. Focus: a day-long event featuring elder care specialists, end-of-life doulas, hospice caretakers, and perspectives on transition.
- July 2019: “Restoration.” Focus: recorded conversation with select participants about restorative justice, reparation, reformation vs. punishment (for a future deep-issue topic in MN Women’s Press).
- December 2019: “MN Women’s Press Changemaker Gala” and silent auction fundraiser.
- Spring 2020: “Money Matters.” Focus: women and economic power.