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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
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
Amelia Franck Meyer (BF’15) is transforming the child welfare system by healing trauma and putting families first.
by Mo Perry
Photography by David Ellis
South Dakota organizations join forces to empower sexual violence survivors who have disabilities.
by Angela Tewalt
Heather Simonich (BF’12) is giving teachers tools to identify and respond to child traumatic stress.
by Marisa Jackels
Dr. Shana Sniffen (BF'13) delivers culturally relevant treatments for the Karen community.
by Syl Jones
Face It TOGETHER is transforming how communities address addiction.
by Mo Perry
Using human-centered design to plan a new kind of grocery store in north Minneapolis.
Commander David Kvam ensures the Maplewood Police Department’s involvement in the KCDC.
Interview by Syl Jones
Ehtaw Dwee’s personal journey to becoming the first board president of the Karen Organization of Minnesota and co-director of KCDC.
David Whitesock’s journey through addiction and life-changing work with Face It TOGETHER.
by Aubrey Schield
Continuing Bush's legacy — supporting people pursuing medical careers.