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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.

Creating safe schools for all students

Bullying is still a significant issue for students. The number one reason students are bullied, in Minnesota and across the country, is around issues of sexual orientation and non-conforming gender behaviors and dress. Here are four ways parents and kids can counteract bullying.

“Lean on those who love you.” A mother and daughter share personal stories, and a bit of advice, for National Coming Out Day.

“Being able to be open and honest with myself and others was the best part” about coming out, says Fiona Donnelly. National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11. In honor, Fiona and her mom, Kris, who both work at Children’s Minnesota, share what Fiona’s coming out was like — and some unexpected things they learned along the way.

How to create a safe place for LGBTQ+ family and friends: some tips and resources

Are you wondering how to create a safe place for your family and friends to show up as their authentic selves? Here are some tips and resources.

Equity action: know your history

Many people want to create an equitable world, but don’t know how to start. So every few months I post an equity action. This time it’s learn your history.