SDA is your local nonprofit committed to promoting inclusivity and unity across our entire community, a task that is urgently needed more than ever in light of the racial injustices we have experienced in our state. Your support means we can continue to unite our neighbors in community and connect residents with our city leaders to create a city where ALL residents can thrive and feel welcomed.
For 8 minutes and 46 seconds I held my breath and when I exhaled I wasn't the same. All the pain of hate and racist acts I've ever experienced came rushing, no flooding out with sobs and heart wrenching pain. Once the heartbreak dulled I started talking and I haven't stopped since.
Please join us for a listening session hosted by the Shakopee Diversity Alliance (SDA). This is a space for our community to collectively come together, connect, and share their stories in a BIPOC friendly setting.
We want to listen to the voices of people of color living in Shakopee and want to amplify those voices. Our goal is to create a space where people of color from the Shakopee community can feel safe to connect with other members of the community.
Local Youth Raise Funds for Mental Health Clinic Serving Black & Brown MPLS Community on Lake Street
“We are heartbroken at the pain suffered by our black and brown sisters and brothers and wanted to show our support in some small way. Supporting the community’s mental health needs at this challenging time was identified as a priority among our partners in this effort,” explained Ms. Thomas.
I started being interested in Diversity when I took my first Spanish class in High school in Shakopee! I have traveled throughout Europe and parts of the Middle East so when in 2012 I was working as a Spanish translator/community resources coordinator for River...
The Shakopee Diversity Alliance is funded solely by private donations. We count on you to be able to do our work in the Shakopee community.
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