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Miquel McMoore

Miquel McMoore is the Founder and Managing Director of kpCompanies. Her business helps small, mid-size, to large multinational companies find the right executive talent for their culture. Chanda connected with Miquel to discuss job market trends, the complexities of DEI work, and the importance of relationship building.

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Lutunji Abram

Lutunji Abram has created multiple businesses, including Lutunji’s Palate Bakery & Cafe. In this episode, Chanda talked to Lutunji about her journey to becoming an entrepreneur and the power of finding your purpose.

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Scholarship Funds Invest in Black Leadership

Through its scholarship program, a fraternity of African American professionals demonstrates the power of collective giving.

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Redeveloped building providing new opportunities for Black entrepreneurs

Fox 9 recently covered the redevelopment of the 927 building and the important collaborative effort focused on expanding Black ownership opportunities on the northside.

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North Minneapolis has another neighborhood-changing renovation

Learn about the 927 Building rennovation—a project from our partners at the Phillips Family Foundation.

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Kayce Ataiyero

Kayce Ataiyero is the Chief External Affairs Officer at the Joyce Foundation. Kayce connected with Chanda to discuss her journey from journalism to philanthropy and why both sectors need to create a better environment for people of color to thrive.

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Racial and Economic Justice on Lake Street

With people across our community, we are supporting local businesses as they continue to rebound from the turmoil of 2020.

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Amanda Brinkman

Amanda Brinkman is a producer, branding expert, and public speaker. Amanda joined Chanda for a live conversation where they explored the current state of the nonprofit sector and the power of authentic leadership.

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State grant funds awarded for projects in communities hit hard by COVID, civil unrest

Watch WCCO's coverage of our announcement of $10 million in Main Street grants supporting 20 redevelopment and new construction projects led by small businesses and nonprofits.

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Racial and Economic Justice

The Minneapolis Foundation today announced $3,184,900 in grants to 79 local organizations that are advancing racial and economic justice in the Twin Cities.

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