In the early nineties in Youngstown, Ohio, sixth grader Shawntera Hardy made a contractual investment that would change the trajectory of her life.
Mae Brooks and her team are putting the human back in human resources at the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board. Hired as the board’s director of Human Resources in June of 2016, Brooks has been working to redefine the relationship between her department and the parks’ 500-plus fulltime and 1,200-plus seasonal employees.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is the largest state agency and Lauren Hunter is working to insure it is the state’s most diverse employer as well.
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- Events celebrate, promote Black women breastfeeding
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- Old National Foundation supports KIPP Minnesota
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