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Children’s Minnesota earns LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer designation from Human Rights Campaign Foundation

This designation builds on the organization’s dedication to serving as an essential partner and resource for LGBTQ youth and families along their journey, and our commitment to being an equitable and inclusive employer.

Family Advocacy Week 2020

Hundreds of children across the country gathered virtually this year for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week.

Virtual Grand Rounds: White Fragility and Racial Trauma

September 14, 2020, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Community Connect resource navigator shares her passion for helping families

Liss Idrovo-Perdomo, resource navigator at Children’s Minnesota’s Community Connect program, spoke about the importance of advocating for families and how her personal journey impacts her work.

Virtual panel discusses the impact of COVID-19 on hunger and health in our communities

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Children’s Minnesota President and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick, joined a virtual panel with Second Harvest Heartland and United States of Care to discuss how hunger and health are more connected than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Children’s Minnesota emphasizes investing in communities of color and improving representation during health equity roundtable with Senator Tina Smith

James Burroughs, Children’s Minnesota’s chief equity and inclusion officer, participated in a virtual health equity roundtable discussion organized by Minnesota Senator Tina Smith on Monday. The panel included the Senator as well as participants from a variety of health care and community organizations across Minnesota representing communities of color and Native Americans.

Children’s Minnesota reaffirms need to address structural racism, health disparities, among other issues

As a result of its 2019 community health needs assessment, Children’s Minnesota has identified five key issues that will guide the health system’s work going forward. Partnering with community stakeholders, Children’s Minnesota will prioritize addressing structural racism, health disparities, economic opportunity and income, mental health and developmental well-being and access to resources.

Counting All Kids: Why the Census is important

The census is a civic activity that we can ALL participate it. Funding for our children and families depends on it.

Investing in children means investing in our future

Kelly Wolfe, director of public affairs and advocacy at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about structural changes and budget proposals that could impact Medicaid and the health of children across the country.

Grand Rounds: Championing the health needs of children and families: Results of Children’s 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

February 20, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Kelly Wolfe