Conversations with Chanda
 
 

Series Overview

“Conversations with Chanda” is an event series hosted by Chanda Smith Baker, The Minneapolis Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Community Impact. Chanda has over 20 years of experience working in, for, and with underestimated communities. Through events like Conversations with Chanda, The Minneapolis Foundation is leading our community on a tough but revealing path of discovery and civic action. We’re calling on everyone to join us in the hard conversations that seek shared understanding. We know even the most candid dialogue remains essentially talk – we seek to spark actions for our community’s grittiest, most vexing problems.

Listen to Conversations

Episode 1: Robin DiAngelo
Chanda spoke with Robin DiAngelo about white fragility and the steps white people need to take to challenge racial inequities.

Robin DiAngelo on MPR
Robin spoke with Kerri Miller about how white people need to engage in critical self-reflection, ongoing education, and intentional actions to talk productively about race.
 

Chanda’s Book Club

Check out Chanda’s recommendations for books that will help you learn more about white fragility, race, and the systems that unjustly protect white supremacy.

2019 Event Series

March 15, 2019
Chanda spoke with Robin DiAngelo about white fragility and the steps white people need to take to challenge racial inequities.

SEE THE PHOTOS

Save the date! May 22, 2019
Chanda will speak with Edgar Villanueva about the power structures surrounding wealth and philanthropy. Edgar wrote the book “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance”. More details about this event will be coming soon.

Stay Connected

More Conversations with Chanda events will be announced.
Join the conversation by following Chanda on Twitter.