Dinner and Keynote Speaker: Kevin Lindsey – Conference Notes

Kevin Lindsey, Commissioner from Minnesota Department of Human Rights talks about the role of the MN Department of Human Rights in creating a welcoming environment for immigrants that will help Minnesota population grow. He also introduced a few tools from the Department:

Comments from Dane Smith…

Minnesota Human Rights Commissioner Kevin  Lindsey on Wednesday evening blessed our ambitious effort to produce a “One Minnesota Equity Blueprint,’’ declaring that our effort was “historic’’ and a “strategic inflection point.’’  In his keynote address at our “Thriving by Design: Rural & Urban Together’’ conference at the Lower Sioux Community’s Prairie’s Edge Conference Center, Lindsey made a stirring and compelling case for dismantling racism and for equity and inclusion as absolutely essential for economic growth and societal health.

Notes from Thriving by Design – Rural & Urban Together: Gathering to create the One Minnesota Equity Blueprint held June 2018.

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