Northwest Area Foundation CEO Kevin Walker on the Importance of Advancing DEI

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Our mission is to reduce poverty. And we believe advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is essential to doing so. Let me explain.

If you visit our offices in St. Paul, you’ll find two spacious meeting rooms that we love to share with other change-makers. One room is named in honor of Louis W. Hill, the other in honor of Elouise Cobell. In a sense, what we strive to do as a philanthropy is to connect the Louis W. Hill story to the Elouise Cobell story. And we’ve learned that the values of DEI are a bridge between them.

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