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Bush Fellow Mukhtar Ibrahim’s Sahan Journal uses a donor-driven financial model to spotlight stories often overlooked by other news outlets.
By Frederick Melo
Photography by Jaida Grey Eagle
Bush Fellows Dr. Brittany Lewis and Dr. Joi Lewis collaborate to produce transformative healing sessions for Black Minnesotans.
By Harry Colbert, Jr.
Photography by Chris McDuffie
Oyate Hotanin uses public art, coalition building and policy advocacy to transform the Ramsey County juvenile justice system.
By Jaida Grey Eagle and Amy Nelson
Hope Community’s innovative path to homeownership creates new opportunities for building wealth and inspires community partners to think big.
By Sarah Chandler
Illustrations by Andrés Guzmán
A catalyst is an agent that provokes or accelerates significant change or action. And that’s just what the Catalyst Initiative was designed to do when the George Family Foundation launched it in 2014.
By Mo Perry
Photography by Carina Lofgren
The Wolakota Project aims to reform the sacred union between buffalo and the Lakota people.
By Marcie Rendon
Photography by Zach Straw
Tuttle Rural Innovation Center rescued an abandoned school to engage a North Dakota community.
By Kayla Schmidt
All photos courtesy of TRIC
Marcus Owens (BF'17) leads the African American Leadership Forum into a new era for Black opportunity and connectivity.
By Michael Kleber-Diggs
Photography by Pierre Ware
Trailblazing Hmong leader Bo Thao-Urabe (BF’19) and the Coalition of Asian-American Leaders help communities join forces to rise above adversity.
by Susan Du
Illustrations by Khou Vue
When Michael Osterholm (BF’82) speaks about public health, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy founder has the whole world listening.
By Erik Tormoen
Develop inclusive events that spark true engagement and allow attendees to participate fully.
by Megan Forgrave
Illustrations by Dana Kristine Koehler
Dipankar Mukherjee (BF’05) leads Pangea World Theater with a message of peace and inclusion.
by Sheila Regan
Photography by Rebecca Jean Lawrence