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Our Strategic Approach to Building BIPOC Wealth

Our Strategic Approach to Building BIPOC Wealth

GroundBreak believes the most effective way to ultimately improve outcomes for all residents, especially those from BIPOC communities that our systems typically exclude, is to concentrate our efforts on the aspirations of MSP residents who experience some of our region’s deepest and most persistent disparities and ensure that the outcomes of GroundBreak are realized on the ground in specific communities.

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GroundBreak Hosts Community Briefing

GroundBreak Hosts Community Briefing

GroundBreak Coalition partners, including McKnight Foundation, US Bank, Bush Foundation, the Center for Economic Inclusion, and Hennepin County co-hosted a briefing on July 19, 2022 to provide an overview of GroundBreak and its goals, share more about who is involved and what’s next, and answer community questions.

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5 Takeaways from GroundBreak Coalition’s Launch

5 Takeaways from GroundBreak Coalition’s Launch

The launch of GroundBreak Coalition on May 12 was an invitation to financial and corporate institutions, government, and philanthropic and nonprofit leaders to commit to unlocking the wealth potential of historically under-invested communities. The ultimate goal is to mobilize more than $2 billion over 10 years and deploy it to four areas: homeownership, rental housing, commercial development, and BIPOC entrepreneurship. Working together, we know we can position Minneapolis-Saint Paul to lead the nation in committing needed resources to achieve racial and economic justice.

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News & Ideas

News & Ideas

Forbes

In An Increasingly Diverse Community, Sunrise Banks Removes Barriers To Homeownership

Project for Pride in Living

Tonya Allen on Rebuilding Community for Race Place Policy Podcast

MinnPost

As Congress jumpstarts climate action, states and local leaders must drive a just path forward

U.S. News

Minnesota Strives for an Equitable Economy

The Conversation with Al McFarlane

Building Wealth & Community featuring Alex West Steinman and Marion Greene

Minnesota Public Radio

In Focus: How housing can shrink the racial wealth gap

MinnPost

On the cusp of realizing shared vision of a revitalized Lake Street

Minnesota Public Radio

The successes and challenges of rebuilding on Minneapolis’ Lake Street

YWCA St. Paul

Herstory Podcast: How do we live in our values?

KARE 11

Twin Cities leaders launch effort to address racial disparities

Star Tribune

Public-private coalition plans $2B to revitalize Twin Cities

TPT Almanac

GroundBreak Coalition Addresses Equity

Star Tribune

Racial minorities much more likely to be denied mortgages

Children's Minnesota

Serving on the GroundBreak Coalition

Ramsey County

Ramsey County Partners with GroundBreak Coalition

Center for Economic Inclusion

Local diversity index finds U.S. Bank, 3M, Target, among those with best record

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