RACE: Are We So Different?
Wing Young Huie photo

Wing Young Huie photo

Wing Young Huie photo

Community Involvement

Organizations Supporting RACE: Are We So Different?
The organizations below publicly support and promote the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibition. Their involvement ensures that the exhibition reaches a wider audience. If your organization would like to join this list please fill out our RACE exhibition support form or simply send the name of your organization, the name of the person who authorizes its support, and a contact email to smartyn@smm.org or paulm@smm.org. We will post your organization on this website and in our e-newsletter. Thank you.

  • Adath Jeshurun Synagogue
  • Anderi International
  • Beecher House Center for the Study of Equal Rights
  • Catholic Charities of St. Paul & Minneapolis
  • Commonbond Communities
  • Council on Crime and Justice
  • Foundation for Immigrant Resources and Education (FIRE)
  • La Oportunidad Inc.
  • Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Afforable Housing (MICAH)
  • Minnesota Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC)
  • Minnesota International Center
  • Minnesota Private College Council
  • Mounds Park Academy
  • Mount Zion Temple
  • Neighborhood House
  • Phyllis Wheatley Community Center
  • Saint Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis
  • Saint Paul Area Council of Churches
  • West Metro Education Program (WMEP)

Local Advisory Committee
The Science Museum of Minnesota has convened a Local Advisory Committee composed of community leaders from across the Twin Cities. The committee's charge is to help extend the impact of the exhibit in the Twin Cities community, focusing on the programs and events that will accompany the exhibition. The committee has been meeting monthly.

The Advisory Committee consists of:

  • Diana Adamson - Program Director, Boys and Girls Clubs/ East Side
  • Rev. Arthur Agnew - Pastor, Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church
  • Kathy Denman-Wilke - Supervisor, Indian Education Department, St. Paul Schools
  • Hector Garcia - President, Cultural Complementarity Consultants, and Mex-US Interinvestment
  • Karen Ruth-Jarmon - Manager, Sterilization Services, Medtronic
  • Kathy Klumb - President, Network of Education Action Teams
  • Kazoua Kong-Thao - Vice-Chair, Board of Education, St. Paul Public Schools
  • Xiongpao Lee - Executive Director, Hmong Cultural Center
  • Ruby Lee - Program Officer, Northwest Area Foundation
  • Ed Lohnes - Chair/CEO, Diversity Foundation
  • Niru Misra - Co-Founder, Meeting Challenges
  • Jamice Obianyo - Technical Director, R&D, Ecolab
  • Barbara Raygor - member, Science Museum American Indian Advisory Committee
  • Myriam Ruiz - community volunteer
  • Art Serotoff - board member, Jewish Community Action
  • Anura Si-Asar - Imhotep Science Fair
  • Frank Snowden - Professor, Materials Science, University of Minnesota
  • Leonard Wabasha - Cult. Resources, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

RACE Community Advisory committee quote

www.understandingRACE.org - official website of the RACE: Are We So Different? project
Science Museum of Minnesota Home Visit Learn Schools Science Support Us About Us