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Oct. 11, 2021
Laying the groundwork for equitable traffic-stop policies

Faribault Daily News

Oct. 8, 2021
Facing race with Victoria McWane-Creek
Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Oct. 5, 2021
Leveraging Equity to Defund Hate: Values-Aligned Philanthropy in Practice
Council on Foundations

Sept. 30, 2021
Mold Young Leaders, Share Power, and Acknowledge Injustice: Advice From Foundation Leaders of Color
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Sept. 24, 2021
Crisis responders: the state’s resourceful nonprofits, which navigated a year like no other
MinnPost

Sept. 22, 2021
Post-Census, Minnesotans urged to help more diverse population
Faribault Daily News

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County attorney says he won't prosecute most felonies arising from low-level traffic stops
Star Tribune

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County ending prosecuting most felony cases which started as low-level traffic stops
WCCO

July 7, 2021
Spotlight On: Dr. Eric Jolly, President, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Capital Analytics

July 1, 2021
Billboards across Twin Cities by Augsburg alums promote call for racial justice

Yahoo! News

June 16, 2021
What now, what next: Investing in anti-racism

MinnPost

June 7, 2021
Justice Work Continues Behind the Scenes, Post-Floyd

Public News Service

May 26, 2021
Scholarship Fund Created for Families of U.S. Healthcare Workers and Volunteers Lost to COVID-19

Star Tribune

May 7, 2021
'The View' celebrates AAPI heritage month
ABC News

April 14, 2021
Foundations: Advancing Equity Also Requires an Inward Look
Public News Service

April 9, 2021
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation seeks nominations for anti-racism award
Pioneer Press

April 3, 2021
A plan to invest more in America from two Twin Cities investors
Yahoo! News

March 12, 2021
A year into pandemic, some efforts to help Minnesota health workers may be here to stay
Star Tribune

March 3, 2021
Community-led digital equity solutions reach more Minnesota students
PR Newswire

Feb. 19, 2021
Grants Emerge for Families Who Lost Healthcare Workers to COVID
Public News Service

Jan. 25, 2021
Resisting diversity could lead to termination
Pensions & Investments

Jan. 24, 2021
After scrambling to help others in a tumultuous year, the outlook for nonprofits in 2021? Dicey but hopeful
Pioneer Press

Jan. 23, 2021
In a tough year, donors came through for Minnesota's charities
Star Tribune

Dec. 31, 2020
After witnessing growing racial tensions, Twin Cities Academy senior got to work to make things better

Star Tribune

Dec. 23, 2020
The Worst of Times, the Best of Giving

MplsStPaul Magazine

Dec. 22, 2020
We Need To Talk About The Covid-19 Deaths Of Healthcare Workers

Forbes

Dec. 10, 2020
Osterholm's Fund Helps Families Healthcare Workers Left Behind

MedPage Today

Dec. 6, 2020
How to help families of lost coronavirus caregivers

Star Tribune

Nov. 28, 2020
Minnesota churches launch 10-year plan for racial healing, reparations

Star Tribune

Nov. 26, 2020
Worthington's Johnson joins Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

The Globe, Worthington

Nov. 25, 2020
New COVID-19 fund to aid families of felled POC health care workers

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Nov. 20, 2020
Minnesotans set record for Give to the Max Day, giving more than $30 million

Star Tribune

Nov. 16, 2020
New Minn. fund will help families of front-line workers killed by COVID

MPR News

Nov. 16, 2020
Biden COVID adviser says next two months will be "most dangerous period" in U.S.

CBS News

Nov. 16, 2020
COVID-19 advisory board member Dr. Michael Osterholm on virus surge

CBS This Morning

Nov. 16, 2020
“Art in this Present Moment” Highlights BIPOC Artists in Minnesota
MplsStPaul Magazine

Nov. 13, 2020
Online gallery features 50 artists who created ‘Art In This Present Moment’
Pioneer Press

Nov. 12, 2020
‘Art in This Present Moment’ features right-now work by BIPOC artists

MinnPost

Nov. 4, 2020
Minnesota foundations are boosting racial justice work after George Floyd's death
Star Tribune

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