Interviews

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Jason Chavez
Minneapolis Council, Ward 9

... Many have low income, struggle to pay bills, and do not get support for medical attention. People will get sick or feel pain, but ignore it for years until it’s too late. ... Healthy food, healthy living is needed. ...

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Vicki Elliot
Mental Health Connect Director

... With physical issues, people know to call 911 or go to hospital, but people don’t know where to go and what to do for mental health issues ...  more trust, more community, and more just finding common ground ...

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Angel Even
Founder and CEO of Led By Truth

... requires people to go to institutions to seek care instead of having care go to them in the community. ... needs to be a shift to more community health centers from larger health institutions ...  BIPOC need somewhere where they feel safe and listened to ...

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Greg McMoore
Community Builder & Historian

... health comes from the network within the neighborhood ... To get trust back into the community, you need to be there consistently. Do not be in and out of someone’s life.