Minnesota now has one of the largest racial disparities gap of all states in the U.S. The magnitude of inequality in Minnesota has received national coverage. Olmsted county in Minnesota reflects this reality with its high levels of prosperity and a large racial disparities gap.
In Minnesota, human service systems are county administered. County governments in Minnesota are uniquely positioned to respond to the local conditions and community needs. This E-Case will look at Olmsted County Community Services’ efforts to improve its system to address disproportionality.
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- A Region That Sees Racism as a Threat to Its Economy
- Economic disparities in Minnesota