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Celebrating National Interpreter Appreciation Day

To celebrate National Interpreter Appreciation Day, Mary Barrera Cobos, a Spanish interpreter at Children’s Minnesota, shares her journey and what it means to be a medical interpreter.

The Mother Baby Center at United Hospital recognized for excellent outcomes for Black patients by U.S. News & World Report

The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, is proud to announce The Mother Baby Center in St. Paul has been recognized for its success in supporting Black maternal health by U.S. News & World Report for Black Maternal Health Week 2024.

Introducing Yinka Ajose. Yinka’s story and passion for the health of kids and families just might inspire you to work at Children’s Minnesota, too.

I work with some great people at Children’s Minnesota. One of them is Yinka Ajose. In this guest blog, she reflects on some challenges she’s faced in her career, how a podcast led her to work at Children’s Minnesota, and why you might want to consider working along with us.

Transgender Day of Visibility: Call me Kade.

To celebrate TDOV, I'm making parts of my identity and journey more visible. It’s not just transgender and non-binary folks who have a gender journey — we all do.

Minnesota as a trans refuge state: Our arms are open, but they are full.

We’ve already taken the first step – protecting essential health care for transgender and gender diverse youth in Minnesota. Now let’s take the next step and make that care accessible.

Children’s Minnesota expands inclusive patient clothing with modest hospital gowns

To ensure inclusive and culturally-sensitive care for all pediatric patients, The Kid Experts® at Children’s Minnesota and Henna & Hijabs – a Minnesota-based and Black-, Muslim-, woman-led company – are joining together to embark on a new frontier: a new modest pediatric hospital gown.

The pronoun display that (almost) wasn’t

Peter Pearson, Children's Minnesota employee, shares the story of how our Pronoun Galaxy was born, saved and is now on display at our Minneapolis campus.

Black History Month 2024: Don’t just celebrate, do something to change the narrative!

In addition to these traditional Black History Monty events, I encourage you to try something different in 2024. I encourage you — in your personal life, and especially in your professional life — to do something meaningful and measurable that will make long-lasting systemic change. Be transformative and not performative.

Children’s Minnesota recognized as Right Track’s first Employer of the Year

We are excited to share that Children’s Minnesota has been selected as the recipient of the City of Saint Paul’s Right Track program’s first ever Employer of the Year!

Despite what you may think, I’m not BIPOC

Shorthand can shortchange. That’s why I avoid the term “BIPOC.”