In a racist society, it's not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist.

Below is a listing of system-wide efforts, anti-racism resources, racial equity programs and trainings working to combat racism, reduce inequity and increase cultural competence. If you have a resource you’d like to add, please send a message to



South Washington County Schools – Dist 833

South Washington County Schools is the sixth largest school district in the state of Minnesota.

Achievement & Integration

Public Data Requests

Cultural Liaisons


Woodbury Chamber of Commerce

The Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership association comprised of local businesses and organizations who work together to advance business and civic interests of the Woodbury area.


coming soon

Healthcare/Public Health

Cultural Wellness Directory

Cultural Health & Wellness Directory serves as a digital repository of providers, including BIPOC community cultural healers and licensed mental/behavioral health providers to support the health & well-being of communities of color.

Medical Alley Events

Founded in 1984, the Medical Alley Association supports and advances the global leadership of Medical Alley’s healthcare industry, and its connectivity around the world. MAA delivers the collective influence, intelligence and interactions that support Medical Alley.

Sunshine Behavioral Health – Mental Health Resources

Free resource that provides education regarding mental health issues facing the black community.  Includes free mental health resources and hotlines for the community. Highlights:

-How Racism Causes Mental Health Issues
-Common Serious Mental Illness Among Black Peopl
-Why Don’t Black People Seek Mental Health
-The Importance of Culturally Competent Care

Woodwinds/ M-Health Fairview
M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital (formerly known as HealthEast Woodwinds Hospital) is located in Woodbury, MN. It’s the only hospital in the southeast metro area. 

Read Article , Aug 2020: M Health Fairview launches a sociodemographic data improvement project as part of our health equity efforts


Washington County Community Development Agency

Other Local Community

Book Club: Friends of St Paul Public Library: A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin (Minnesota Historical Society Press). Ebooks and resources are available.



Washington County Library
Resources on race for readers of all ages

St Paul Public Library
Resources on Race

Books Suggested by Friends of the Foundation

Anti-Racism Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas, By Kenrya Rankin

Free Book: Against Police Violence: Writers of Conscience Speak Out

The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander

So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo

The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas (Preferably for young people)

The Autobiography of Malcolm X


Please note: Listings in this directory are provided as a service to encourage individual and community engagement in working towards anti-racism and racial equity. However, a listing is not an endorsement or recommendation by The Woodbury Community Foundation.
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