Equity

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Birthing With Your Full Self

A Conversation with J’Mag Karbeah, Health Equity Researcher

  • 04/28/2022

Book Launch: “Whiteness in Plain View: A History of Racial Exclusion in Minnesota”

Join us and author Chad Montrie for an evening of discussion on the launch of his new book “Whiteness in

  • 04/09/2022
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CALL: Equity — What Advocates Are Asking of Minnesota Legislators

Our February Changemakers Alliance (CALL) conversations were with dozens of advocates and members who represent priorities in housing, mental health, and restorative ecosystems of people and land.

  • 02/28/2022
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What Is Our Story of Equity? Editor’s Letter & TOC

“People need jobs, equality, education. We still need to organize to learn how the economics and politics drive everything
in life. Can’t stop now.”
—Nellie Stone Johnson, at the age of 90 in 1995

  • 01/27/2022
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Q&A With Angela Dawson, 40 Acre Co-op

There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.

  • 10/27/2021
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Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Equity and environmental justice have been a focal point for Janiece Watts for more than a decade. She is now at Fresh Energy, a nonprofit focused on transitioning Minnesota to a clean energy economy.

  • 10/27/2021
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Op-Ed: Legislature failed to enact key racial equity measure

Minnesota’s policymakers had an opportunity during this legislative session to take action to gain a portion of that $6.6 billion of annual GDP, and they failed. Instead, efforts to close racial equity gaps fell victim to polarized and antiquated views of economic growth and competitiveness.

  • 07/23/2021
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On Freeing the Deeds

By training I am a historian and an artist. One keeps me grounded. The other makes me curious, and prompts

  • 05/25/2021
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Measuring Racism

Having the data to objectively show what has been hidden for so long gives power back to the communities that are harmed by the system.

  • 05/25/2021
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Discovering Small Town Equity

“Many of them grew up adopting the negative narrative that there are no opportunities or equity in small towns. That is not true. This work is flipping that narrative.”

  • 05/13/2021
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Outer Experiences

There is, however, another layer to the mission: explore what it means to be a Black Minnesotan.

  • 04/23/2021