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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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A Seat at the Table with Chanda Smith Baker

Our Chief Impact Officer and Senior Vice President, Chanda Smith Baker, joined Rolling Out to talk about diversity and what it takes for people of color to earn a seat at the table.

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Tim Giago, trailblazing Native American journalist, dies

Tim Giago, was the founder of the first independently owned Native American newspaper in the country. His leadership influenced the creation of the Native American Journalist Association Fund at the Minneapolis Foundation.

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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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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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