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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.”

Project HOME promotes breastfeeding equity, aims to send more newborns home on human milk

Project HOME (Home on Milk Every Time) is the focus of a quality improvement (QI) project in Children’s Minnesota’s neonatal department. The project develops strategies to integrate tools and additional support to provide milk to babies that need it most.

Supplier diversity: putting your money where your values are

Supplier diversity is good for the economy. It’s good for our community. Above all, it’s good for kids.

Minnesota’s chief equity officer on the value of listening before taking equitable strategic action for all Minnesotans

As a mother, former teacher and school administrator, Dr. Stephanie Burrage knows every child is unique. So when we talk about resolving health, education, economic and other disparities, we have to take time to listen to people’s unique experiences, learn their unique needs and create unique solutions. In her first year as Minnesota’s chief equity officer, Dr. Burrage has been doing a lot of listening and learning.

Children’s Minnesota respiratory therapist takes skills abroad to make a big impact

Learn more about Derebi Atoma's medical mission trip to Ethiopia, his home country.

Children’s Minnesota named a top employer for workforce diversity by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal selected the pediatric health care system for its 2023 Diversity in Workforces list.

Children’s Minnesota named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top Diversity Leaders

The national honor recognizes the top diverse healthcare executives and organizations influencing public policy, care delivery, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations and the industry.