How to use wp_set_password in a plugin?

I am developing a private plugin for my multisite installation. I want the user to be able to update their WP password from the plugin settings page. I’ve tried every example I can find without luck.

The code below is one of many failed attempts. In this one do_things is never called. In versions where I do successfully call wp_set_password I get the “Headers already sent” error and the user is auto-logged out.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Plugin Name: My Plugin
Author: Kirkland
Version: 1.0.0
class My_New_Plugin
public function __construct()
add_action(‘admin_menu’, array($this, ‘create_plugin_settings_page’));
add_action(‘send_headers’, array($this, ‘do_things’));

public function create_plugin_settings_page()
add_submenu_page(‘index.php’, ‘My Plugin’, ‘My Plugin’, ‘read’, ‘my_plugin’, array($this, ‘plugin_settings_page_content’), 2);

public function do_things() {
wp_set_password(‘test’, get_current_user_id());

$user = wp_signon(array(
‘user_login’ => ‘deleteme’,
‘user_password’ => ‘test’,
‘remember’ => true
), false);

if (is_wp_error($user)) {
echo $user->get_error_message();
} else {
do_action(‘wp_login’, $user->ID);
wp_set_auth_cookie($user->ID, true);
$redirect_to = $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’];

public function plugin_settings_page_content()
echo ‘<div>stuff</div>’;
new My_New_Plugin();

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