Monday, February 9, 2009

State Partner In the News

This past Sunday Bonnie Watkins, Executive Director of our state partner, the Minnesota Women’s Consortium, was featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (a leading newspaper in the state) just two days before the Elder Economic Security Initiative data is released in Minnesota.

Bonnie speaks about the stories she hears far too frequently concerning elder women who cannot make ends meet.

"These are the women that did what society told them, nice ladies like my mom," said Watkins. "The status of older women is really the most heartbreaking feminist story to me."

Read the full article here.

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