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Genius and Joy Grants

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota made grants to Northside MPS educators to create learning experiences that cultivate genius and joy.

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The Importance of Representation in the Classroom

Three Black men who teach in the Twin Cities talk with KARE 11 about the importance of classroom diversity.

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Brooklyn Park Teacher Surprised with $50,000 to Pay Off Student Debt

Thetis White was awarded $50,000 through a partnership between Box Tops for Education, Black Men Teach Twin Cities, and our Reimagine Education initiative.

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Virtual Town Hall

This webinar digs into the American Rescue Plan and how Minnesota school districts can make the best use of this historic investment in public education.

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Grants Awarded to Advance Equity

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota awarded $321,000 in grants to advance economic empowerment and education equity in North Minneapolis.

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Kareem Farah

Chanda and Kareem Farah talk about the 21st-century skills that need to be taught in the classroom and the importance of trauma-informed teaching.

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Ibram X. Kendi

Chanda and Dr. Kendi connected to talk about the importance of anti-racist education and why we need to invest in narrative change work.

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First Round of Reimagine Education Grants Awarded

We awarded $1.44 million to 27 local organizations that are doing innovative work to advance equity in Minnesota’s K-12 education system.

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Unveiling a New Grant Opportunity

Under our new Framework, we are offering two new grant opportunities: Reimagine Education and Racial and Economic Justice.

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Reimagine Education

We have been asking students, parents, community members, school leaders, and researchers what is working—and what isn’t working—in our schools. This collective input has led to a roadmap to help transform our K-12 education system to benefit all students.

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