Tag: diversity

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Noting a sea change in engagement

by Whitney Oachs, Research Intern Following the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, communities across the nation held protests in support of people of color and structural change for policing. But while the unrest in the Twin Cities rightly dominated headlines, communities in even the most rural corners of the state also saw ...

Latino Students in Public Schools: A Closer Look (2006)

In May 2001 the State Demographic Center issued a widely disseminated report that clearly documented a virtual doubling between 1990 and 2000 of the number of Minnesotans who identified themselves as either nonwhite or Hispanic (McMurry, 2001). Further, the report went on to document that the number of Minnesotans who identified themselves as Hispanic increased ...

Addressing Diversity: Making a Difference in our Communities (2003)

After the release of the report in December 2001 we had a real desire to provide some tangible assistance to communities that were experiencing rapid demographic transformation and diversification. We found that, as with most things, some communities were very active in their diversity efforts while other communities were not. Accordingly, we began to compile ...