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Champions of Change in Minnesota: Octavia Smith

The Minnesota Freedom Fund board president saw rapid and exponential growth amidst a trying 2020
Vice President, Minneapolis City Council

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Andrea Jenkins

The Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council can feel the world’s weight on her shoulders

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Yao Yaj

Heading up the Minnesota Hmong Chamber of Commerce, Yaj is keeping Hmong businesses in the conversation
Jessica Koehler, who won 2020's Mrs. Minnesota pageant, with her family

Mrs. Minnesota Is Going From Stage to Streets

Jessica Koehler shares her personal story as a pageant contestant, parent to kids with PTSD, and mentor with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Houston White, Amáda Márquez Simula, Amira Adawe, Yao Yaj, Taylor Ngiri Seaberg

22 Champions of Change in Minnesota

A deeper look at artists, leaders, farmers, and more fighting for equity, progress, and community
By studying the brain at rest, Damien Fair has expanded our understanding of ADHD and autism

This U of M Brain Science “Genius” Has Justice on His Mind

Beyond Dr. Damien Fair's groundbreaking ADHD and autism findings, he's fighting racism in academia and getting real on Twitter

Just the Pill Provides Mobile Family Medicine Across Minnesota

A family physician’s clinic expands access to abortion and other services to rural parts of the state
Andy Frye's bipartisan T-shirt is a "love letter" to elected officials—and a plea

This Minnesotan Made a T-shirt to Help Americans Get Along

Andy Frye’s self-designed tee appeared in the New York Times—and now he’s trying to fix the country
V.T. Bidania is the author the "Astrid & Apollo" chapter-book series for ages 6-8

V.T. Bidania’s Hmong-Focused Kids’ Books Make Diversity the Subtext

The characters are Hmong, but the stories are for everyone, says the author of St. Paul-based “Astrid & Apollo” series

10 Ways to Enhance Diversity and Inclusion in Your Workplace

U.S. Bank’s chief diversity officer Greg Cunningham offers tips for building inclusivity and responding to racial injustice