Tickets available to public for MinnPost Social: Finding hope amid health disparities in Minnesota


are now available to the public

Register now for the free virtual event MinnPost social: Finding hope amid healthcare disparities in Minnesota – at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 31st.

MinnPost is committed reporting on Minnesota’s health equity, mental and addiction, particularly when it comes down to the stories of those working to reduce the state’s persistent health disparities.

MinnPost introduced readers to a St. Louis mental health advocate over the past few months. Cloud, who helped refugees plant a garden on city-owned property; an advocate for culturally accessible care to domestic abuse survivors; a Native student who is pursuing a psychology degree at Bemidji State University; entrepreneurs inspired by Philando castile who devised a way of monitoring people’s interactions during traffic stops.

Ava Kian, Andy Steiner, and Harry Colbert, Jr. will be hosting a conversation at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 31. They will discuss how they find stories that inspire hope despite Minnesota’s slow progress in reducing health disparities.

REGISTER: Registration is required for the event. After you sign up, you will be sent the link to the virtual event and all details.

This Q&A session, which is lively and informal, is part of the MinnPost Social Event Series, presented by Darla Kazhian — RBC Wealth Management, Great River Energy. MinnPost journalists share their insights with audience members in casual settings.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota make MinnPost’s coverage of Race & Health Equity possible. Agate Housing & Services; Allan & Lou Burdick, Joel & Laurie Kramer; Jennifer Martin / Martin & Brown Foundation; Lynne & Andy Redleaf / Redleaf Foundation and Patricia Stark make it possible to cover Mental Health & Addiction.

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