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My sickle cell warrior

My daughter has sickle cell disease. This is how she has changed my life.

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.

The irony of Black blood donation

We need more Black blood donors. To understand why, you need to know the history.

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.

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.

Sharing the mic with Monali Bhakta

The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota and #ShareTheMicMN have joined together to amplify the work, lives and stories of brilliant young Black, Indigenous, and women of color who are leading in Minnesota today. I’m excited to announce, I am joining this #WFMNxShareTheMicMN campaign!

Conversation with Georgia Fort

On Monday Feb. 28, 2022 I spoke with Georgia Fort, a local independent journalist, about moving forward and working towards ending health disparities. We were joined by Children's Minnesota CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick, Tiffani Daniels, managing director of the Minnesota Business Coalition for Racial Equity, and Samuel Simmons, a behavioral heath consultant.