Addressing racial wealth gaps

Our Commitment

What We're Learning

We are a learning organization and work to be smarter and more effective every year. We never lose sight of the reason we exist: to do the most possible good with the resources left to the community by Archibald G. Bush. Here we share the lessons we learn through our efforts, as well as the insights of our grantees and Fellows.

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Engaging in open conversations with the tribal leadership is one of the most important aspects in operating an organization such as TNRG. By being transparent, the tribal leadership ensures trust in our purpose and organization and endorses our mission...

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We think that the most useful element of the community innovation process that has been most helpful is the “collaborative” component. Establishing working relationships in our collaborative has enabled us to develop more rigorous and engaged work, and importantly, a much more varied set of outcomes

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In a perfect scenario we would add more resources for data collection. This has been an invaluable resource and to have more time to dive into the data and expand a bit more on the front end may be very helpful in going forward.

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Collaborating with communities, schools, school officials, caregivers, parents, students, the North Dakota Department of Health, and the eCare staff has been key to success over this past year.

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Our work to embed community voices more deeply in reform by building community capacity has begun to influence outcomes. In the past year we have recruited, oriented and supported the addition of 6 new individuals to participate in two key leadership and decision-making committees around reforming...

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Our work creating culturally-specific programs was done at the paradigm level - not just mere translation but including different ways of thinking and understanding...We perceived our collaboration as leaders standing back-to-back [in] different directions toward our respective spheres of influence.

Reflections from Bush Fellows and Grantees

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