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I pledged to advance equity at Children’s Minnesota. Here’s what we’ve done so far.

As we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Children's Minnesota CEO Marc Gorelick looks at progress on an equity action pledge he signed in 2018.

We can create a kinder world. Our kids are depending on us.

Today's kids are growing up amid a rise in hate crime and speech in the US. We can do better in 2023. Children's Minnesota CEO Marc Gorelick shares how.

Equity mistakes, Part 2. We can’t say that, or can we?

We all make mistakes. In Part 2 of this blog, our kid experts discuss more common mistakes related to equity and identity.

Equity mistakes, Part 1. We can’t say that, or can we?

We all make mistakes related to equity and identity. Two of our kid experts discuss several common mistakes and how to handle them.

Neli’s fighting spirit: a story of strength, unbreakable bonds and the power of advocacy.

Neli Sanchez is 16 years old. She loves art, dancing and listening to BTS. In many ways, she’s a typical teenager — but her journey to this point has been anything but.

Health equity actions: understanding data disaggregation

In the Talking Pediatrics episode, “Health Equity Actions: Understanding Data Disaggregation,” guest host Adriene Thornton discusses this complex area of health equity with Dr. Nathan Chomilo, pediatrician and medical director for the State of Minnesota’s Medicaid and MinnesotaCare programs. Thornton is the manager of health equity at Children’s Minnesota.

Hispanic Heritage Month: meet Dr. Sara Gonzalez

Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized each year from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of those who came to whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. 

In defense of Boston Children’s

Patients and families at children’s hospitals are under attack and that is not OK.  

Children’s Minnesota joins Minnesota Governor to launch Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Children’s Minnesota joined Gov. Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet, and community advocates for the launch of a Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights – a call to action to the community and commitment by state government agencies to remove barriers and create opportunity for children to be outdoors. 

What our students need this school year

How can we help our young people as they head back to school this fall? I asked two education kid experts to share their thoughts with us.