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2022 Pioneers and changemakers

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Bloomington Briefing Published January 31, 2022
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Bloomington pioneers and changemakers is a profile series featuring Black leaders who have a connection to Bloomington. February is Black History Month and a fitting time to recognize the impact the people featured here have made. Those who are featured in this series have worked to advance civil rights and remove barriers to equity in the fields of faith, education, law, housing, government and more. Each February, the City will honor some of the pioneers who have done so much to chart the path to where we are today and changemakers who are paving the way for future generations. To see who is being honored in the 2022 pioneers and changemakers series, visit blm.mn/changemakers.

Interviews with the 2022 honorees will be posted on the City’s Facebook page and website through the month of February. Bloomington City Council will recognize the 2021 and 2022 pioneers and changemakers at its February 29 meeting.

In 2021, the City recognized Dr. Josie Johnson, Dinna Wade-Ardley, Nur Mood, Jasmyn Green, Imam Mohamed Omar and Jerry W. Blackwell. Read more about them at blm.mn/changemakers or watch video features at blm.mn/pacvideos.

If you would like to nominate someone to be featured in the 2023 Bloomington pioneers and changemakers campaign, contact Racial Equity Coordinator Faith Jackson at fjackson@BloomingtonMN.gov or 952-563-8779.