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September 12, 2018
CLC, WeARE host transgender speaker
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education, in partnership with Central Lakes College, will host nationally known speaker and transgender writer...
September 12, 2018 - 11:00am
August 24, 2018
WeARE opens Outreach Clinic at CLC
WeARE (Advocates for Reproductive Education) is opening an outreach clinic at Central Lakes College Monday, Aug. 27. This clinic will increase access and convenience for those at the college needing confidential reproductive health services. WeARE-The Clinic at CLC will be open every...
August 24, 2018 - 4:30am
June 20, 2018
Lykins, Ward to play at WeARE fundraiser June 28
Lakes area musicians Scott Lykins and John Taylor Ward will perform Thursday, June 28, at WeARE's (Advocates for Reproductive Education) annual...
June 20, 2018 - 5:30am
June 19, 2018
State awards WeARE family planning grant
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education was awarded a grant from the state of Minnesota Family Planning Special Projects program this month. Commitment for funding is for four and a half years, with an award of $107,000 per year. WeARE-The Clinic is located in Brainerd and provides...
June 19, 2018 - 4:47pm
June 17, 2018
WeARE to host annual fundraiser
Scott Lykins and John Taylor Ward, well-known musicians in the Brainerd lakes area, will perform June 28 at WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education's annual fundraiser. The event will be at 6 p.m. at Madden's on Gull Lake in the Wilson Bay Room. Cost for the event is $50 per person...
June 17, 2018 - 8:40pm
May 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Standing up for youth
"A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps." Proverbs 16:9. God bless the graduating classes of 2018, my son will be one of them. Amen. I feel a need to defend Commissioner Thiede and the comments he wanted added to the grant request for WeARE. He has nothing to...
May 16, 2018 - 8:30am
May 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thank you Mr. Thiede
Dear Fellow Citizens, While I am not opposed to people getting help they need for education on sexual information, I am opposed to helping pay for it outside of the school system. I myself am struggling in paying for my own bills, doctors visits and many other day to day living expenses...
May 9, 2018 - 7:30am
May 8, 2018
WeARE to host LGBTQ conversation
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education is hosting its first "LGBTQ+ Community Conversation" in the Brainerd Public Library large meeting room. The event will be 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 10. The interactive session is a chance for the LGBTQ community to give input about educational...
May 8, 2018 - 7:30am
May 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thanks to Thiede
Thanks to Paul Thiede for bringing to the public's attention the grant application of the WeARE organization.
May 3, 2018 - 7:30am
April 30, 2018
Reader Opinion: Support WeARE
In response to Commissioner Paul Thiede's comments at the Tuesday, April 24 board meeting, I agree that we should take a stand against "risky sexual behavior." Where I differ from Mr. Thiede is in what that risk actually is. I find it is far riskier, not to mention unconscionable,...
April 30, 2018 - 9:30am
Reader Opinion: Disappointed
I was very disappointed in Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede's recent comments regarding the WeARE grant. The WeARE clinic's services and programs are a valuable asset to this community. The county board should be doing everything it can to support the clinic, especially in...
April 30, 2018 - 7:30am
April 26, 2018
County board refuses comment on WeARE grant application
The chairman of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners surprised his fellow commissioners by asking them to take a stand against what he...
April 26, 2018 - 4:00am
April 17, 2018
WeARE plans forum on rape culture
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. WeARE - Advocates for Reproductive Education is sponsoring an education forum in partnership with Central Lakes College to facilitate a discussion about consent. In a year with this issue in the national and state headlines, the group hopes...
April 17, 2018 - 11:30am
April 10, 2018
WeARE to partner with CLC on STD testing
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education, in partnership with Central Lakes College, announced its second annual collaboration on sexually...
April 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 28, 2018
WeARE receives community clinic grant
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education recently received a grant of $35,000 from the Minnesota Department of Health Community Clinic Grant Program. The 2018 Community Clinic Grant Program was established to fund clinic-based safety net providers in Minnesota. It is designed to...
March 28, 2018 - 5:30am