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Virtual Grand Rounds: Vote for Kids: Improving kids health and transforming pediatric care at the polls

October 1, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Kelly Wolfe

The 2020 election: Keeping kids in mind

Kelly Wolfe, director or public policy and advocacy at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about kids' issues to consider when voting in the 2020 election.

Virtual Grand Rounds: Liberating Black Wellness: Grappling with the history of Anti-Black Racism, it’s Modern-Day Impact, and the Next Frontier for Pediatrics

September 10, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Nia Heard-Garris, MD, MSc

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.