Sarah McKenzie

Glidden travels to Brazil for lessons on addressing racial inequality

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City Council Vice President Elizabeth Glidden recently took a two-week trip to Brazil to learn how elected officials are tackling social inequality among Afro-Brazilians and whites and see what lessons might be gleaned to benefit work on racial equity in Minneapolis.

The trip was part of Glidden’s two-year Bush Fellowship, which she was awarded to explore ways city leaders can have an impact on reducing racial disparities.

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