Equity

Sondra-Samuels

Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled “Handle With Care” featured Sondra Samuels, founder and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, and Tom

  • 12/05/2020
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The Alliance: Changing the Narrative

Essential to the work of The Alliance, Brown says, is developing respectful relationships so that everyone feels heard, which can mean “slowing down policy work to unpack power and other dynamics.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Silent Spring

It truly is, for some, a Silent Spring. As I write this from my home, the streets outside are still,

  • 04/17/2020
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Equity Solutions & Quiz

In a related story we look at some of the statewide issues and policy suggestions stemming from the Minnesota Equity

  • 02/24/2020
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Financial Trauma

What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.

  • 02/24/2020
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Creator of New Data

Since her childhood in Chicago, Antoinette Smith has been an innovator equipped to face challenge. She is the only girl

  • 11/26/2019
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Creating Joy

Joy Dolo’s mission is to create opportunities for diverse performers to share their stories and transform narratives. It drives her

  • 11/26/2019
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Turning Tragedy Into Action

I did not want anyone to forget about who [Philando] was and what he represented as a man — his devotion to his job and the children, always thinking about other people. I wanted to keep his legacy alive by doing the things that he held near and dear to his heart.

  • 11/26/2019
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Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

  • 11/26/2019
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2016 Changemaker: Nausheena Hussain

Nausheena Hussain has a quiet composure, sitting at the back of the Daybreak Bookshop on the University of Minnesota campus,

  • 12/01/2016