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Racial equity resource directory

Below is a listing of racial equity programs and training providers serving faith communities, civic organizations, educational institutions, and anyone working to combat racism and increase cultural competence.

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The Facing Race Initiative of
The Minnesota Community Foundation and
The Saint Paul Foundation.

Please note: Listings in this directory are provided as a service to encourage individual and community engagement in working towards racial equity. However, a listing is not an endorsement or recommendation by The Saint Paul Foundation or Minnesota Compass.  

 

African American Registry

Teacher's Forum
African American Registry addresses white privilege, anti-racism and cultural competency in community agencies, businesses, schools and colleges through conferences, K-12 curricula, and more. Affordable workshops offer groups an unmatched journey of truth and reconciliation with narrative assistance and a 'Circle Group' process (web, phone, and in-person formats).

Alliance for Metropolitan Stability

Alliance for Metropolitan Stability works for racial, economic, and environmental justice in the ways growth and development occur throughout the Twin Cities region by offering peer learning opportunities with and about racial justice analysis and supporting coalitions engaged in campaigns that tackle structural racism.

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Diversity, Countering Islamophobia, Know Your Rights, Voter Registration, and more
Minnesota's only Muslim civil rights advocacy organization, CAIR-MN trainings include Islam and Muslim community, Somali community/culture, diversity and inclusion, media, and civil rights. "Positive Interactions," an annual day-long seminar for employers and law enforcement, has trained almost all major Minnesota corporations on Islamophobia and religious accommodation.

ISAIAH

ISAIAH is a vehicle for congregations, clergy, and people of faith to act collectively and powerfully towards racial and economic equity in the state of Minnesota.

Marnita's Table, Inc.

Marnita's Table seeks to make Intentional Social Interaction the new pattern for society, with people of color and other under-resourced people included at the resource sharing table. We are experts at bringing policy makers and other leaders together with those who are impacted by the policies being made.

Native Vote Alliance of Minnesota

The mission of Native Vote Alliance of Minnesota is to mobilize and empower Native people in Minnesota as a collective voice through civic participation while embracing cultural heritage.

Pillsbury House Theatre

Breaking Ice
Breaking Ice is a customized professional theater experience to help organizations and businesses with difficult interpersonal and institutional issues. Helping open conversations on racism and equity since 1996, Breaking Ice helped develop a dialogue on diversity following Hurricane Katrina and received the 2008 Nonprofit Mission Award for Anti-Racism Initiatives.

Racial Equity Minnesota Network

As the only network of its kind in the state, with 7 member organizations, REMN is trusted to help deliver positive outcomes and solutions on the complex topic of racial equity through a comprehensive portfolio of products and a continuum of services, from assessment to implementation.

The Underground Media Collective

We are a media cooperative dedicated to reimagining public media. We are centered around the stories of people of color and other marginalized communities.

Voices for Racial Justice

Voices for Racial Justice works with communities of color and American Indian communities to lead the way toward a more inclusive, equitable Minnesota. Its mission: to advance racial, cultural, social, and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, strategic convening and campaigns, and research and policy tools.