Minnesota nonprofits put a new focus on issues of race

Minnesota nonprofits put a new focus on issues of race

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Nonprofits and foundations are also doing more self-reflection, examining demographics of leadership and board positions, how they retain people of color on staff and how they spend resources, such as hiring a restaurant owned by a person of color for a catering event, said Nonoko Sato and Kari Aane­stad of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, which is surveying grantmakers’ staff and board member demographics for 2020.

“No longer is it sort of enough to be doing the work in the community,” Aanestad said.

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