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Amelia Franck Meyer
Amelia Franck Meyer

Amelia Franck Meyer (BF’15) is transforming the child welfare system

Tawanna Black, Elena Gaarder, Kevin Killer, Latasha Gandy

Lessons Learned Along the Way

Bush Fellows share insights from their leadership journey

5 questions

Leadership Lessons

Five questions people ask themselves before they become highly effective leaders.

Dr. Shana Sniffen

Taking Little Steps

How Dr. Sniffen uses her trauma-informed approach to work with patients.

David Whitesock

Sharing Recovery

David Whitesock’s journey through addiction and life-changing work with Face It TOGETHER.

Syl Jones

Syl Jones

How a background in narrative medicine helped tell the story "Different Ways of Knowing."

Thunder Valley CDC

ArtPlace America's $2.8 Million Midwest Impact

Making a difference in Minnesota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations sharing that geography.

Bush Fellows speaking at retreat

On The Move

Bush Fellows heeding the call for civic leadership.

 Dave Kvam with KCDC Directors

Improving Connections

Commander David Kvam ensures the Maplewood Police Department’s involvement in the KCDC.

Kirkbride building

Using Art to Look Back and Move Forward

The Kirkbride artist residency program explores the past and future of a mental institution closed in 2006

Recovery Coach Terri Brown with recovering alcoholic participant

Finding Strength in Recovery

A recovering alcoholic shares her journey with Face It TOGETHER.

Rural Southeast Asia

The Village In The City

Ehtaw Dwee’s personal journey to becoming the first board president of the Karen Organization of Minnesota and co-director of KCDC.


Convene Coordinate Collaborate

An influential network of African American leaders and activists in the Twin Cities is harnessing its strengths to eliminate long-standing racial disparities.