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Minneapolis city leaders partner with artists to provide 10 community healing projects

November 23, 2020

Q&A with Gülgün Kayim, director of the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy with the City of Minneapolis Nearly six months after George Floyd’s police killing sparked massive protests and left areas of the city destroyed, community unrest continues to surge in Minneapolis. The city is grappling with…

Public Health Messaging Across the Political Divide in the Time of COVID

November 23, 2020

In a politically polarized environment, effectively communicating about public health challenges and interventions is essential to public health practice and implementing public health policies that keep the community safe. In “Public Health Messaging Across the Political Divide in the Time of COVID,” presenters discuss the Moral Foundations Theory of Dr.…

2020 CREWS Convening grantee resources

November 23, 2020

The Kresge Foundation hosted the 4th Annual CREWS (Climate Resilient & Equitable Water Systems) Convening November 12 and November 19, 2020. The two-day virtual event brought together nearly 100 grantees and partners who represent the 33 nonprofit organizations funded through the CREWS initiative. Attendees engaged in a series of panel…

To achieve racial equity in the water sector, the work of CREWS is more important than ever

November 19, 2020

Environment Senior Program Officer Jalonne L. White-Newsome delivered the following comments at the CREWS 2020 virtual convening “Changing Climate, Changing the Tide: Racial Equity, Resilience & Revitalization,” held Nov. 12 and Nov. 19, 2020. Good afternoon. Thank you all for joining us during the CREWS (Climate Resilient and Equitable Water…

Rapson: Racial justice commitment represents a pivotal milestone for Kresge

November 19, 2020

Today, Kresge unveiled $30 million in new grant commitments to nearly 60 local and national organizations working to advance racial justice. This marks a pivotal institutional milestone. The scale and scope of this suite of grants underscore Kresge’s belief that the Foundation’s efforts to expand opportunity in American cities require…

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