In the aftermath of George Floyd's tragic death, there has been a surge in community funding initiatives in Minnesota. Recognizing the urgent need for change, EDA has taken up the mantle to champion equity by driving investment towards underserved communities, who have long been overlooked and lack resources to build wealth. The impending commitment of billions of dollars for community development in Minnesota stands as a beacon of hope. However, the true measure of success lies in ensuring these investments are made equitably spread in underserved community. That is where our organization comes into play.

Our innovative approach is centered around fostering collaboration among diverse stakeholders, uniting them in their shared pursuit of equitable development. We believe that this collaborative spirit is the cornerstone of our success, empowering us to achieve lasting and widespread impact. By taking this visionary approach, we will optimize the outcomes of equitable development, not only in the Twin Cities but in communities throughout the Minnesota. In times like these, our mission is more important than ever, and we invite you to join us in our relentless efforts to build a fair and inclusive future for all.