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Your Voice Has Power: An Interview with Dylan Farrow

Survivor, activist, and change-maker: these are three words that describe Dylan Farrow, The Women Center's Keynote Speaker for our 2022 EmPower Luncheon! Join Marissa and Dylan as they discuss the power of speaking your truth, self-care in healing, and the identity of...

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Traumaversaries

Traumaversaries are time-specific anniversaries of traumatic events. Normally, everyday moments are filtered throughout our thoughts, feelings, and then are eventually stored or encoded into our long or short term memory. When we experience trauma, however, our brains...

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Trauma and the Body

You may have heard of the phrase, "the body keeps the score." What does this mean for survivors of abuse? Join Sam and Marissa in a conversation about the body's response to trauma, and practical tools to reclaim your mind and body.  Please note that this workshop is...

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Featured Blog Posts

Trauma Informed Care

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Millions of Americans live with a mental illness every year, yet only 43.8% sought treatment in 2019 (NAMI). At The Women’s Center, we believe it’s crucial to raise awareness to break the stigma of living with a mental health...

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What will it take for rapists to be held accountable?

The Minnesota Supreme Court just last month overturned a rape conviction because of their definition of “mental incapacitation,” which essentially says that anyone who gets drunk and is rendered incapacitated, i.e. passed out, is at fault for being raped. I,...

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Featured Videos

44th Birthday Message

44th Birthday Message

May 15 is a special day for The Women’s Center. It marks the day our doors opened back in 1977 and really between that day and today they have never closed. We simply would not be here today without the continued support from our community. Please consider making a...

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EmPower Luncheon 2021 – Executive Director Remarks

EmPower Luncheon 2021 – Executive Director Remarks

If you missed our EmPower Luncheon yesterday, you can watch the remarks from our Executive Director, Angela Mancuso, below on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected those experiencing sexual assault and what we can do to stop victim blaming and #CancelRapeCulture....

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