African and Native American families are overrepresented in the child welfare system within Minnesota, from initial assessment to permanency determinations. QPI-MN upholds the belief that leadership from our African and Native American youth and families is the key for change.
Racial equity is about applying justice and a little bit of common sense to a system that’s been out of balance. When a system is out of balance, people of color feel the impacts most acutely, but, to be clear, an imbalanced system makes all of us pay. - Glenn Harris, President, Center for Social Inclusion