Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative

About the Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative

The Hopkins Race and Equity Initiative (HREI) is a collaborative effort creating opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of race, equity and diversity and promoting a sense of community that welcomes and values all residents. Members include:

  • The City of Hopkins
  • The Gethsemane Lutheran Church
  • The Hopkins Public Schools
  • The Police Department

Read more about Race Equity in Hopkins.


For donation, please fill out the Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative Donation Form.

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Upcoming Events

Let’s talk about RacismThursday, April 25 6:30 - 8 pm at Hopkins High School Cafeteria.

Join the Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative for a community conversation on the places and ways that racism still exists in our schools, communities and places of worship. (1.5 CEUs available). 

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Grant Opportunity:

The Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative (HREI) received a Local Government Innovation Award of $5,000 from the Humphrey Institute last fall. The HREI group decided to use the $5,000 as an opportunity to grow equity and inclusion projects with students, staff and community members. Interested in continuing this work, consider applying for one of the mini-grants. More information about the process is available here.