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Women Fueling Change
The WCA Foundation awarded $432,500 in grants to 17 organizations focused on meeting the fundamental needs of women through economic stability, education, shelter, safety and health programs and initiatives.Read Story
Tish Jones is a poet, narrative strategist, educator, and the Founder & Executive Director of TruArtSpeaks. Chanda and Tish discuss the connection between art and healing, the relational work within the education system, and why there’s hope for our new generation of creators.Listen
Hearing the voices of principals
Learn about how the Minneapolis Foundation teamed up with the University of Minnesota and Joyce Foundation in 2021 to elevate the voice of principals through a first-of-its-kind statewide survey.Read Story