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Joining the MSPBJ Forum: DEI Update

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, will talk about best practices and share what he’s learned during a panel discussion at an upcoming “DEI Update” forum sponsored by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Beyond Juneteenth

This blog is about concrete action. What you can do — beyond celebrating and learning about Juneteenth — to bring us closer to equity.

We can’t turn back time on LGBTQ+ rights

LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June is a time to celebrate the impact of our LGBTQ+ community and the diversity of our sexual and gender identities. Take a look with me at a brief history of the progress we’ve made, to remind us what we have fought so hard to achieve and how important it is not to turn back time on LGBTQ rights.

James Burroughs among 2022 Twin Cities Business Notable DEI Executives

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, has been named a 2022 Notable Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Executive by Twin Cities Business.

Celebrating 10 years of Project SEARCH

In 2022, Children’s Minnesota is celebrating the 10th anniversary of our partnership with Project SEARCH. As one of the first two Project SEARCH programs in Minnesota, Children’s Minnesota is making history.

The need for Black and brown role models in STEM for kids

I recently joined the “Let’s talk STEM” podcast with Dr. Calvin Mackie. Dr. Mackie is the founder of STEM Global Action (SGA), former tenured Tulane University Engineering professor and New Orleans native. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

Serving on the GroundBreak Coalition

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, will serve on the GroundBreak Coalition.

Children’s Minnesota launches Collective for Community Health and appoints Lauren Gilchrist as its senior director

The Collective will expand and deepen the organization’s existing community partnerships, working to co-create innovative solutions and leverage resources that improve the health of communities.

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds discussing the impact of COVID-19 on Asian American communities in Minnesota

Watch the upcoming Grand Rounds about Asian American communities in Minnesota and COVID-19.

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds discussing the impact of COIVD-19 on Asian American communities in Minnesota

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds about Asian American communities in Minnesota and COVID-19.