2021 brought new challenges, but it also demonstrated the power of resilience. To counter our negativity bias as we reflect on the past year, we curated a list of 21 Things to Celebrate from 2021. 

In this list, we highlight Minnesota community members and organizations; media that shifted our world outlook; quotes we held close; and more celebrations that impacted us. 

We hope this list helps you remember collective and individual moments of joy, growth, and celebration from 2021. 

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Do I belong here?

When we walk into a room, we automatically assess the environment to see if we belong. Will I be seen for all of who I am? Will my voice be heard? Will my contributions be valued? Will I be treated with respect and equity?

AMAZEworks supports healthy identities, respect across differences, and connected communities by creating the conditions for belonging and equity in schools, communities, and organizations.

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Be the Spark to

At AMAZEworks, we believe belonging is a human right. We champion equity and belonging for all. Our work has been

21 Things to Celebrate

Here's what we are celebrating this year... MN Celebrations Local anti-bias educators, artists, creators: Change the World Challenge Wing Young

Meet Marcee Harris

AMAZEworks is thrilled to highlight Marcee Mackbee Harris this month. We have been honored to have Marcee’s experience, insight, skills, and

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Sewing with Love

Last week I sat in the AMAZEworks office stuffing persona dolls. AMAZEworks does not order our dolls from someone else.

New at AMAZEworks!

AMAZEworks Elementary Curriculum
NEWLY UPDATED!

Each grade-level set comes with 20 carefully curated picture books as well as two printed curriculum guides. For options and pricing: info@amazeworks.org or 651-493-8702.

Helping caregivers with difficult conversations with children and youth
Navigate difficult conversations on Race, Racism, and Discrimination for children ages 3-12 and adolescents 11 and older.
NEW! Persona Doll Stories in Response to COVID-19

Persona dolls help children understand and discuss feelings, relationships, and life events.
Two new stories!

PRIDE Resources
For ages 3 and up

Introducing TWO new book sets to celebrate PRIDE.

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