Many of the problematic racial narratives we believe have been interwoven into the fabric of our society. The patterns that create these biases, be it underrepresentation, negative representation or missing narratives, have shaped the way we perceive the world and ultimately shape how we report.
To help address the disparities in media narratives, journalists, media professionals and community leaders from across the state and surrounding areas gathered at Hamline University for the first ever Truth and Transformation: Changing Racial Narratives in Media Conference.
At the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, we understand that meaningful, effective community partnerships are the cornerstone of the work that we do.
At the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, we are constantly looking for new ways to help nonprofits access talents and resources to help strengthen the communities we serve.
That’s why we are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Catchafire, a virtual, skills-based volunteering platform, to provide pro bono professional support for grantees across Minnesota.
At the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, it is not our practice to visit solutions upon communities. We believe active members of the community are in the best position to articulate their own priorities and provide actionable solutions to their challenges.