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2019
Bush Fellowship

Plymouth, MN — Alex West Steinman has a bold mission to increase economic access, resources and opportunities for women. She believes that prosperity begins with the economic empowerment of women and non-binary individuals.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Saint Paul, MN — Austen Hartke wants more faith communities to be safe and inclusive places for LGBTQ people.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Eagan, MN — Bo Thao-Urabe wants Minnesota to be an inclusive, thriving place for all communities. As a young immigrant to the U.S., she learned quickly how to help her family succeed in a system that lacked understanding of and commitment to refugees.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Heather Cusick learned first-hand the stabilizing force of nature when her struggling family moved to a 100-acre farm in rural Kansas. There, she found that the land had the power to heal.

2019
Bush Fellowship

White Bear Lake, MN — Ia Xiong is passionate about addressing multicultural considerations in trauma-informed care.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Fort Yates, ND — Joseph McNeil (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) is focused on building possibility for the children of his Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

2019
Bush Fellowship

St Louis Park, MN — Kate Davenport believes we can design waste out of our systems of production and consumption in a way that addresses climate change, local economic development and social and environmental justice.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Saint Paul, MN — KaYing Yang believes that her community’s prosperity and collective well-being will be maximized only when there is true gender equity.

Richfield, MN — Maria Regan Gonzalez believes that collaborative leadership creates room for more voices in decision making. As the first Latina mayor in Minnesota, she understands that bridging across difference is essential for the next generation of leaders.

Sioux Falls, SD — Michaela Seiber (Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate) wants South Dakota to be a more welcoming, supportive place for LGBTQ people.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Golden Valley, MN — Rose McGee knows that food connects. As the creator of the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie™ Approach, she has taken pies to Ferguson, Charleston and Pittsburgh following devastating incidents of racial and religious violence.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Black Hawk, SD — Sarah Pierce (Oglala Lakota) wants Rapid City to become the model of a culturally responsive city.