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Adair Mosley

Adair Mosley is the president and CEO of Pillsbury United Communities. Chanda and Adair share their thoughts on the ins and outs of leadership, why community engagement never stops, and what it means to meet the moment.

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Changing Minnesota’s Racial Narrative

BLCK Press is a news organization that creates opportunities for early career journalists of color, empowering them to tell authentic stories that transform the racial narrative. They received a Racial and Economic Justice grant from the Minneapolis Foundation in 2022.

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$4.2 Million Awarded in Racial and Economic Justice Grants

The Minneapolis Foundation awarded $4,207,570 in grants to 86 local organizations that are advancing racial and economic justice in the Twin Cities.

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Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee is the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.” Chanda sat down with Heather to unpack the effects of segregation and how we can work together to combat inequality in America.

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Bo Thao-Urabe

Bo Thao-Urabe founded the Coalition of Asian American Leaders in 2013. Chanda sat down with Bo to talk about moments of transition, the keys to measuring impact work, and the systematic approach needed in anti-racism work.

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Repa Mekha

In this episode, Chanda talks with Repa Mekha, the President & CEO of Nexus Community Partners, about the weight of leadership and their work together on the Philanthropic Collective to Combat Anti-Blackness & Realize Racial Justice.

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First Children’s Finance

The Minneapolis Foundation approved a innovative grant to First Children's Finance for Community Conversations. It addresses a pressing issue given the shortage of childcare spots in the metro area and across the state.

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Reflections on My First Few Weeks

Meet the new Program Director of Economic Ecosystem grantmaking at The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation, Maya Beecham. In this post Maya looks back at her start with the Phillips Foundation and how she got to where she is now.

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Brett C. Carter

Brett Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer and Innovation Officer at Xcel Energy, spoke with Chanda about critical wealth building in diverse communities.

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Conversations with Chanda

Conversations with Chanda unpacks complex topics that matter. Our past guests include a wide range of experts and activists who are tackling our community’s grittiest, most vexing challenges. We invite you to listen and become part of the movement for change.

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