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Strong Women - Strong Robin

Next in our Strong Women series – where we listen to the storiesof the lives of women in MN. Today we talk to Robin Phillips of Minneapolis.

Robin Phillips is the Advocates for Human Rights executive director and an attorney, has written about human rights, including trafficking in women, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and domestic violence. She has also led delegations to Ghana and Liberia as part of The Advocates’ work with Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and she has conducted fact-finding missions to document human rights violations in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Nepal, and Mexico.

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You also have the opportunity to be in our next focus group of women - limited to 20 women - we'll get together ask for your stories - about leadership and daily life.  These stories will not be recorded. Email usif you are interested - the focus group is Monday June 4th at the KAXE studios in Grand Rapids at 7pm. 

This programming is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Citizens of MN.

Katie Carter started at Northern Community Radio in 2008 as Managing Editor of the station's grant-funded, online news experiment Northern Community Internet. She returned for a second stint in 2016-23. She produced Area Voices showcasing the arts, culture, and history stories of northern Minnesota.