an art+story collection
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a story and video series
Pollen is a media arts organization that fosters empathy, encourages connection across difference, and inspires meaningful action through narrative storytelling.
Hundreds of nonprofit leaders from across Minnesota came together virtually on February 10, 2021, for a day of collaborative and holistic programming and support to help forge a new path forward.
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It’s often said that the arc of history bends toward justice — but it’s less often that we talk about who actually does the bending. The hard work of changing our collective story for the better starts with people power — movements and those who build and support them. Pollen Live brought together leaders deeply embedded in the work of bringing people together — often across lines of difference — to fight for equity, empathy, and our shared humanity.