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Employees celebrate Black History Month: Tarisai Zivira shares the significance

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting leaders, trailblazers and rising stars at Children’s Minnesota who make an impact each and every day.

Children’s Minnesota manager of health equity joins Black Nurses Rock during pandemic to make a profound impact

Adriene Thornton, MAOM, BSN, CIC, FAPIC, manager of health equity at Children’s Minnesota, joined Black Nurses Rock during pandemic to make a profound impact.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Honoring the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Asian employee resource group celebrates Hmong New Year

From the Children’s Minnesota Asian ERG – Nyob Zoo Xyoo Tshiab (Happy Hmong New Year!)

Children’s Minnesota recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for corporate diversity

Children’s Minnesota was recently ranked 15th on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Corporate Diversity, Medium Companies List.

Community Connect recognized by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente

We are pleased to announce that the Community Connect program at Children’s Minnesota has been selected as a Top Finalist for the inaugural Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente.

Two members discuss the importance of our equity and inclusion team

Brianna Scott and Keisha Powell discuss the importance of our equity and inclusion team.

James Burroughs receives 2021 Champion of Change Award

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer, for being honored with the 2021 Champion of Change Award from the Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL).

Tips to support kids if they come out as LGBTQ to you

When a child or teen comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), it’s normal for a parent or guardian to have potentially complex feelings, from confused to concerned, awkward to honored. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd offers tips on how to support kids in the coming out process.

National Coming Out Day: one employees shares why we celebrate

National Coming Out Day: Ari Elfenbein, emergency medical technician (EMT), shares why we celebrate and the importance of the day.