2016 Facing Race Ambassador Awards

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations hosted a celebration honoring anti-racism activists in Minnesota. We honored six individuals working to build communities where everyone feels safe, valued and respected.

2016 Recipients

Mary K. Murray Boyd, President & CEO, MKB & Associates

Nieeta L. Presley, Executive Director, Aurora-St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation

Joanne Jones-Rizzi, Director of Community Engagement, Science Museum of Minnesota

Dr. Nadarajan Sethuraju, Assistant Professor, School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University

Councilmember Dai Thao, Saint Paul - Ward 1

Alfonso Tomás Wenker, Director of Program Strategy & Racial Equity, Minnesota Council on Foundations