Articles from James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations and chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota

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The need for Black and brown role models in STEM for kids

I recently joined the “Let’s talk STEM” podcast with Dr. Calvin Mackie. Dr. Mackie is the founder of STEM Global Action (SGA), former tenured Tulane University Engineering professor and New Orleans native. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

Serving on the GroundBreak Coalition

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, will serve on the GroundBreak Coalition.

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds discussing the impact of COIVD-19 on Asian American communities in Minnesota

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds about Asian American communities in Minnesota and COVID-19.

Helping amplify the voices of Minnesota’s youth at Youthprise’s event

On April 12, 2022, I will be co-chairing the Youth Voices Rising event hosted by Youthprise, in partnership with the Ordway Center for Performing Arts.

James C. Burroughs II joins Children’s Theatre Company to talk about racial injustice

James C. Burroughs II, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to join the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) on Saturday, March 19, 2022, for a post-show conversation after their play, “Something Happened in Our Town.”

Sharing the mic with Monali Bhakta

The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota and #ShareTheMicMN have joined together to amplify the work, lives and stories of brilliant young Black, Indigenous, and women of color who are leading in Minnesota today. I’m excited to announce, I am joining this #WFMNxShareTheMicMN campaign!

Conversation with Georgia Fort

On Monday Feb. 28, 2022 I spoke with Georgia Fort, a local independent journalist, about moving forward and working towards ending health disparities. We were joined by Children's Minnesota CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick, Tiffani Daniels, managing director of the Minnesota Business Coalition for Racial Equity, and Samuel Simmons, a behavioral heath consultant.

James Burroughs receives 2021 Champion of Change Award

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer, for being honored with the 2021 Champion of Change Award from the Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL).

Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS showcases how Children’s Minnesota is tackling racial health disparities

Children’s Minnesota made headlines in the Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS, with in-depth interviews focused on how the health care system is facing racial disparities head-on. The story features James Burroughs, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children's Minnesota, and Dr. Gabrielle Hester, medical director of quality improvement at Children's Minnesota.