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The Healing Justice Foundation provides the community with healing support and resources to address inequities.

Dr. Joi Lewis, founder of the Healing Justice Foundation, speaks about the recent and historical trauma experienced by the Black community, and shares how self-care practices can disrupt that trauma and bring communities together through actions rooted in healing and joy.

“When we do the work of liberation, it centers radical self-care as resistance," Dr. Joi says. "When we talk about healing, we use radical self-care as a practice. What does that mean? How to get folks together in community to meditate, to breathe together, to move our bodies so we can interrupt that trauma.”

Learn more about Dr. Joi Lewis and her revolutionary work in our recent press release about a grant to the Healing Justice Foundation.

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Ramsey County Public Safety Fund

New fund will support Ramsey County’s initiative to reduce non-public safety-related traffic stops.

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In this guest blog post, Mary Chung and Shana Zaiser of the Minnesota State Fair Foundation share how one of Minnesota’s most treasured cultural traditions has adapted with optimism.

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Foundations Announce Nearly $8 Million in Community Grants

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and the Mardag Foundation today announced that they have awarded nearly $8 million to Minnesota nonprofits through their latest round of grants.

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Values-based Investing: What It Is and How We Do It

Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary discusses how the Foundation’s investment strategy promotes equity.

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