GROW OUR OWN
Grow Our Own: Supporting Our Kids from Cradle to Career is a 30-minute television program about the Southwest Initiative Foundation’s November 2018 Grow Our Own Summit. This event explored what Southwestern Minnesota will look like for the next generation and the role all community members play in helping to support our kids. National experts shared trends and two-generation approaches that can improve economic realities for kids and families. Local speakers shared personal stories and replicable models of what’s working right here in Southwestern Minnesota.
Grow Our Own is a regional movement to ensure all kids have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential. Learn more about the event, including full speaker bios and presentation materials, by visiting swifoundation.org/summit.
The 2018 Grow Our Own special will be available below after the original airing
Grow Our Own: Supporting Our Kids—From Cradle to Career
Learning how to support all our kids and the communities they call home.
Restoring the American Dream:
What Would It Take to Dramatically Increase Mobility from Poverty
Nisha Patel served as executive director of the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty.
Why We Must Upgrade Our Commitment to Community
Gigi Bisong is a freelance corporate and motivational speaker.
Building Wealth for Families and Employees:
Key Lessons and Implications for Employee Financial Wellness
Ray Boshara works for the Center for Household Financial Stability.
Providing Support That Empowers
Providing Support that Empowers
Personal stories and replicable models of what’s working right here in SW Minnesota.
Southwest Initiative Foundation is an independent community foundation supported by individuals, families, businesses and organizations who want to strengthen the 18 counties and two Native Nations of Southwestern Minnesota. The foundation is committed to ensuring this is a region where all people thrive.