#Minnesota

  • Article: This Model With Down Syndrome Just Became First to Appear in Miss USA Pageant
    Citizenship

    This Model With Down Syndrome Just Became First to Appear in Miss USA Pageant

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 27, 2017

    Mikayla Holmgren is inspiring future generations of women and girls with disabilities. Read more

  • Article: Will Andrea Jenkins Become the Highest Elected Trans Woman of Color In America?
    Girls & Women

    Will Andrea Jenkins Become the Highest Elected Trans Woman of Color In America?

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Andrea Jenkins hopes to take her advocacy to the next level. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Didn't Get Asked to Prom — So She Took Her Harvard-Acceptance Letter as Her Date Instead
    Education

    This Girl Didn't Get Asked to Prom — So She Took Her Harvard-Acceptance Letter as Her Date Instead

    By Meghan Werft|May 2, 2017

    Because prom is overrated but education is forever. Read more

  • Article: For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges
    Girls & Women

    For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges

    By Meghan Werft|April 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A 7-year-old girl identified Nagarwala as the doctor who performed the brutal cutting procedure. Read more

  • Article: These 45 Restaurants Are Donating Half of Their Profits to Victims of Drought in Somalia
    Food & Hunger

    These 45 Restaurants Are Donating Half of Their Profits to Victims of Drought in Somalia

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 7, 2017

    “I’m a human being, I’m a humanitarian, I’m a Somali, and I feel the pain of those people.” Read more

  • Article: Hijab-Wearing Somali-American Model Makes History at Minnesota’s Miss USA
    Girls & Women

    Hijab-Wearing Somali-American Model Makes History at Minnesota’s Miss USA

    By Luca Powell|Nov. 29, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Don't let things like being the first to do it stop you.” Read more

  • Article: 5 peaceful protests that led to change
    Citizenship

    5 peaceful protests that led to change

    By Meghan Werft|July 8, 2016

    “Nonviolence is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.” – Mohandas Gandhi Read more

  • Article: 'You shot four bullets in him, sir': Another black man is killed by police
    Citizenship

    'You shot four bullets in him, sir': Another black man is killed by police

    By Krista Watson|July 7, 2016

    And his girlfriend live-streamed the aftermath on Facebook. Read more