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“Advancing Inclusive Economic Growth” with Tawanna Black, CEO of the Center for Economic Inclusion

The White Bear Lake Area League of Women Voters extends an invitation to attend an online talk with Tawanna Black, founder and CEO of the Center for Economic Inclusion, the nation’s first such organization.

For more than 20 years, Tawanna Black has headed economic revitalization organizations that prioritize diversity and inclusion development strategies in Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota. The Center for Economic Inclusion, the nation’s first such organization, helps equip Twin Cities individuals and institutions with knowledge, tools, and resources they need to overcome racism and bias, foster accountability, and promote an inclusive, equitable, and healthy regional economy. Ms. Black is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, and has a Bachelor of Public Administration Degree from Washburn University in Topeka, KS. Ms. Black and the Center for Economic Inclusion were recently honored with a one million dollar grant from US Bancorp to increase black and American Indian employment in the region.

The talk is free and open to the public, with pre-registration required at To register at Eventbrite, search for “League of Women Voters White Bear Lake Area” or “Advancing Inclusive Economic Growth.” Registrants will receive a Zoom invitation shortly before the program. Questions for Ms. Black can be submitted in advance to

Date: February 18, 2021

Time: 6:30 pm

Details: Register at for Zoom Invite

Sponsored by: League of Women Voters White Bear Lake Area, Do Good Roseville, and Shoreview Human Rights Commission


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