BE MSP is a collaborative partnership between the St. Paul Area Chamber, GREATER MSP and Minneapolis Regional Chamber with the goal of connecting professionals of color as they grow and thrive in the Minneapolis Saint Paul region
Connect to Diversity & Inclusion Resources in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
The BE MSP Workplace Inclusion Toolkit is a free online resource for teams no matter where they are on their DEI journey.
MSP Cultural Spotlights
Explore some of the region’s most beloved BIPOC-owned and serving spaces, services, communities and businesses.
Sign up for the BE MSP e-Newsletter to hear about upcoming events, resources and more for BIPOC residents.
Opportunities to Connect
The BE MSP Community Pulse is a two-part study conducted by GREATER MSP in partnership with The Coven designed to illuminate the gaps, successes, and hopes of local organizations and BIPOC employees regarding diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within their workplaces. We’re excited to share this resource for all organizations looking for insights on improving accountability in their racial equity and DEI commitments.
Learn more about this resource from our partners at The Coven – start by watching the video below!
Voices from MSP’s Diverse Communities
This MSP in Color blog series celebrates the many dimensions of life and community across MSP by sharing real stories about life here from the people who tell it best – its residents.
An adoptee from Colombia, Kara is a child therapist whose community in MN includes many adoptees from South America like her.
Brittanie (she/her) is a passionate disability justice advocate who loves MSP’s diversity and access and is working to empower the most marginalized in her community.
Stories from Our Partners
The MAKE IT. MSP. initiative was launched in 2015 to improve the Greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) region’s performance attracting and retaining talent. While the region’s performance improved over the next five years, this prompted a bigger question for the...
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Panelists included Mary Beth Ruthford, Director, RSM; Jenn Bonine, CEO and Founder, AI Appstore, and PinkPowered AI Foundation; Vikesh Nemani, Chief...
THE NEED TO BETTER SUPPORT, EMPOWER & CONNECT PROFESSIONALS OF COLOR Over the last four years, Make It. MSP. has collected survey and focus group insights from more than 1,800 professionals of color in an effort to learn more about their experiences as residents...