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Wilderness Inquiry

The Minneapolis Foundation has long supported this organization through the Smith-McCarthy fund to help the organization increase access to trips, services, and staff for people who are blind and visually impaired, as well as deaf and hard of hearing.

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Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor is an author, activist, and the Founder & CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement. Chanda sat down with Susan to discuss the importance of healing from trauma and Susan's time as Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine.

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Facing Suicide

Facing Suicide is now airing nationwide on PBS and it explores the crisis of suicide, including risk factors and prevention strategies. This documentary was supported by the Minneapolis Foundation through the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Fund.

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Sylvia Bartley

Dr. Sylvia Bartley is the author of "Turning the Tide: Neuroscience, Spirituality and My Path Toward Emotional Health." Chanda and Sylvia discuss the complexities of community engagement work and holistic approaches to mental health.

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Sue Abderholden

In this episode, Chanda joins Sue Abderholden, the executive director for NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Chanda and Sue have a meaningful discussion about mental health in the workplace, schools, and the criminal justice system.

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Supporting travel into the outdoors for deaf and hard of hearing

With support from Smith-McCarthy Funds for The Blind & Visually Impaired, the Wilderness Inquiry recently held the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Paddle Adventure.

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Fourth Generation Awards $50,000 in Grants

Fourth Generation completed its 12th grantmaking cycle by awarding $50,000 in grants to five local organizations that are providing critical services in support of mental health justice.

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Malik Rucker

In this special episode, Chanda connects with her son Malik Rucker, the Director of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships for V3 Sports. Chanda and Malik talk about their love of North Minneapolis, dangerous narratives that need disruption, and bold strategies that lead to community change.

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Fund for Safe Communities: TaikoArts Midwest

TaikoArts Midwest received a micro grant from our Fund For Safe Communities. Watch this video to learn more about this unique arts organization.

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The Catalyst Initiative

The Catalyst Initiative is a Minneapolis Foundation program that honors and fosters culturally authentic self-care practices to advance health and well-being.

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