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College Race Equity Advocacy Advisory Council (CREAAC)

Advocating for race equity in Minnesota’s higher-ed systems

At Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, we’re building cross-cultural, multi-racial collaborations designed to undo and transform the historical systems and structures of racism in ourselves, our institutions, and our communities. 

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Building collaborations and partnerships for meaningful change

Recently, we’ve been convening numerous voices and gathering insights in our College Race Equity Advocacy Advisory Council (CREAAC), a state-wide, multi-racial advocacy group working to direct and advocate for new policies to advance race equity in Minnesota’s higher education systems.

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What we’re building, together

Your voice and work are essential for advancing a movement for racial equity for all in Minnesota.

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Let's collaborate

We’re building a multicultural, multiracial movement across higher-ed institutions to share, build, and advance best practices and policies for racial equity in higher education.

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Thank you to 2022’s CREAAC Members

We’re honored to work alongside these race equity champions to build a higher-ed system that honors the assets and aspirations of Minnesota’s students of color and American Indian students.

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We did it!

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of MnEEP’s CREAAC Chairs and Members and so many higher-ed partners and leaders during the 2021 legislative session, the Minnesota State Legislature voted to ensure the State Grant will cover costs of developmental education courses without counting towards a student’s grant term credit limits.

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Check out the full video of our CREAAC June 2021 convening

Race equity in higher ed leaders and advocates came together to share the ways we can work to build a more racially just education system for all students.

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