Anti-Racism Resources

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 development@woodburyfoundation.org.

 

Local Systems

Local Government

Washington County

Washington County Community Services' Anti-Racism Workgroup
Anti-Racism Workgroup Plan 2020

File a discrimination complaint

Citizens Review Panel - Addressing race and racism with our children 

Wilder Research Study, 2004 - An assessment of racism in Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties 

City of Woodbury, MN

City of Woodbury Diversity Equity & Inclusion

City of Woodbury Inclusive and Welcoming Community Partnership Plan (2018-2019) 

City of Woodbury Demographics - Metropolitan Council

Policing

City of Woodbury Public Safety
Race Equity and Police Accountability

Video: Woodbury Public Safety Director Lee Vague interview with Pastor Timothy Brewington II

Woodbury resident Timothy Brewington II, a pastor at Fellowship Church and member of Public Safety’s Multicultural Advisory Committee, interviews Woodbury Public Safety Director Lee Vague about his reaction to the death of George Floyd and how Public Safety can be held accountable to protect and serve all residents. Jun 3, 2020

Woodbury Public Safety Multicultural Advisory Committee

Woodbury Public Safety on #8Can't Wait

Neighborhood/Community Groups

Facebook Page : Woodbury for Justice and Equality
Nextdoor Group

 - Click here for their survey results from Aug 2020

Facebook Group: EastMetro Unites Against Racism in Honor of George Floyd

Facebook Group: Inclusive Woodbury

Schools/Education
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

Commerce/Banking

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

Housing

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.

Videos

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.