This week, tpt featured the special two-part series, Kind Hearted Woman, which you can watch online by clicking here or watching the video below. This collaboration between FRONTLINE and Independent Lens will present the intimate story of a single mother desperately trying to heal following years of abuse.
LIFE Saturday, April 6, 10 p.m. (Part 1)
LIFE Sunday, April 7, 10 p.m. (Part 2)
TPT MN will feature partnership co-productions on the statewide MN Channel to address the issue of sexual assault. In addition to these programs, tpt MN has produced a series of shorts with the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) called We All Have a Story, which provide different perspectives regarding sexual assault.
(This is a partial list of providers. If you are in crisis and cannot find a service on this list, call 911.)
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Services for Native Women and Indian Country Services in Minnesota (Click on title for website)
Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center – Crisis: 612-728-2000
Mending the Sacred Hoop - Crisis: 218-623-HOOP
Bois Forte Human Services Sexual Assault Program – Crisis: 218-757-0111
DOVE (White Earth) - Crisis: 1-877-830-DOVE
Equay Wiigamig (Red Lake) - Crisis: 218-679-3737
Mille Lacs Band's Family Violence Prevention Program - Crisis: 1-866-867-4006
Min-No-Aya-Win Human Services (Fond du Lac) - Crisis: 218-348-1817
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· Indian Women: Strength and Resilience – April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Partner - Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center -- Indian women bring strength and resilience to overcome ills including human trafficking. To watch online, click here.
· With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence – April 14 at 8:00 p.m. Partner – Education for Critical Thinking -- With Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending men’s violence against women. To watch online, click here.
(With Impunity has been selected to screen at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival on Sunday, April 21 at 6:15 p.m. Click here for more information on the film festival.)
· Healing the Community – April 14 at 5:00 p.m. Partner – Holding Forth the Word of Life Ministries -- Neighborhoods with high concentrations of poverty and crime need new ways to combat the ills that plague them. In North Minneapolis, a church has taken its work outside the steeple and to the people through 24 hour child care, domestic violence intervention and basketball fellowship.
· ECHO: Domestic Abuse and Your Safety – April 8 & 15 at 8:00 p.m. Partner – ECHO Minnesota -- Viewers of this program will learn what domestic abuse is, how to stay safe from it, and resources to call for help. This program is available in the English, Spanish, Hmong, Lao, and Somali languages. Click on the language below to watch online.
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