Category: Announcements

Become a Board Member has begun our annual board recruitment drive and is seeking board members for the 2021-22 term. We seek individuals who will improve the board balance of racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, and sexual identities to more accurately represent Minnesota. We also welcome board members from a variety of occupations and perspectives – one must […]

What Happened to the Comments?

We’re turning off the comments for a little bit. Here’s why. Psychologists don’t recommend trying to address trauma while you’re still in danger. Step 1, get out of danger. Step 2, deal with your mental health. What’s different about 2020 is that there’s no way out. Climate change, racial injustice, an air-borne pathogen that has […]

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Create Change for a Better World; Be a Volunteer Editor for

Do you want to make a positive volunteer contribution while still maintaining safe social distancing? Or do you know someone who does? Please help us pass the word. We need volunteer editors to join our Editorial Board and help proof articles before they get posted on It’s the perfect volunteer job because you only […]

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Towards a Carbon Audit of

Happy Earth Day, from the Climate Emergency Committee. When we established our committee a few months ago, one of the first items on our to-do list was to take a look at the carbon footprint of ourselves, as streets dot mn. Carbon emissions need to drop, and there’s no reason why we as an organization […] Actions Related to COVID-19

Since our founding, has been devoted to community-based discussion of better places in Minnesota. Today, we want to let our readers, supporters and volunteers know how we are adjusting our operations as we face COVID-19. We are closely monitoring developments related to coronavirus and taking specific actions to help protect our volunteers and communities. […]

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UPDATED: Spring 2020 Writers’ Forum: May 30th

UPDATE: we have decided to postpone our Writers’ Forum, and will be rescheduling for May 30th  – details to come! It’s time for our big spring event: The Writers’ Forum! Details: Network with fellow authors and new contributors Ask your questions about how to contribute more effectively Brainstorm topics for posts, event ideas, etc. Meet […]

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Join the Climate Committee!

Are you ready to respond to our climate emergency? Are you interested in what this means for land use and transportation in particular? Join’s newest committee this coming Sunday afternoon, January 26th, from 3:00-5:00 at CoCreatz on the Green Line. We’ll be talking about the ways intersects with climate breakdown and how we […]

Help Wanted: Volunteer Editors for has openings for volunteer editors. Responsibilities include: Proofreading text and correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors Reviewing factual correctness of information, such as dates and statistics Checking text for style, readability, and adherence to editorial policies AssistingContributors in formatting articles, particularly images Communicating with Contributors surrounding changes made or suggested, or issues with editorial […]

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Chance to Win Amazing Raffle Prizes at the Fundraiser Party this Thursday

In case you missed it, the annual Winter Fundraiser Party is this Thursday at the Black Hart of Saint Paul. We hope you can come. Just like last year, we’re having a gift raffle and there will be lots of great prizes available. In fact, you can do all your holiday shopping at the […]

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Save the Date! Winter Party and Fundraiser | Dec. 5th

By now you’ve probably seen the event listing on Facebook, but if not, we want to ask you to “Save the Date!” for our annual Winter Fundraiser & Party upcoming on Thursday, December 5th. More details to follow soon — here’s what you need to know meanwhile: What | Annual Winter Party & Fundraiser When | […]