Category: Organization Updates

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DEI Committee Member Spotlight – Dr. Rupert Exconde

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee helps us better serve communities of color, Native communities, individuals living with complex and rare epilepsies, and communities marginalized through social, economic, and political barriers as well as health care providers working most directly with these populations. Dr. Rupert Exconde is a member

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DEI Committee Member Spotlight – Martin Hernandez

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee helps us better serve communities of color, Native communities, individuals living with complex and rare epilepsies, and communities marginalized through social, economic, and political barriers as well as health care providers working most directly with these populations. Martin Hernandez is our Regional Outreach

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DEI Committee Member Spotlight – Mark Devaraj

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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee helps us better serve communities of color, Native communities, individuals living with complex and rare epilepsies, and communities marginalized through social, economic, and political barriers as well as health care providers working most directly with these populations. Mark Devaraj is the chair of

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A message to our community: Our moment to mourn George Floyd

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Our Moment to Mourn George Floyd; A Commitment to Racial Equity We are heartbroken over the senseless, horrific murder of George Floyd. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and communities. Although our cities and states are strong, we know that systemic racism is persisting and ingrained in our

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative

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In the fall of 2017, Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) staff and board of directors gathered in a conference room at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Together, they put the finishing touches on a comprehensive 2018-2020 strategic plan which included a foundational pillar of connecting with more communities. Two years

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