Racial injustice is a verified reality in every aspect of American life. Its effect is seen in racially disparate measures such as wealth, employment, education, homeownership, criminal justice, health. It is a social pathology born of human weakness and hinders all of us.

At Hope United CDC, we are busily working to foster and support racial healing through increasing awareness, learning, and engagement..

For more information, contact our Director, Rev. Richard H. Coleman at rcoleman@hopeunitedcdc.org.



In partnership with Wayman A.M.E. Church, Westwood Community Church, Waite Park Community Church, and a major corporation, the CDC directs a set of services to support of Minneapolis' Franklin Middle School's, students, families, and staff in overcoming historic barriers to academic greatness. 

A key component of the partnership is our ethnically diverse, multi-sector community-based advisory group.  Our principal partner for helping us address our families' complex financial challenges is Huntington Bank.  

Program Director, Norman Harrington's leadership is supported by a nationally renowned educational consultant, volunteers from our partner congregations, funders, business partners, elected officials, and many others who share our commitment to providing the school the support they desperately need.

To learn how you can help, please contact Norman Harrington at norhar56@msn.com.


We connect mentors to students, rally community advocacy and assets in support of schools, and serve as a bridge for connecting people, congregations other organizations and resources to help students and families win.




In this session, we will explore opportunities for greater mutual support of local racial healing ministries.

April 13, 2023

11:45 am to 1:00pm


 Bridge of Reconciliation

The luncheon will be in-person at:

3333 N. 4th St., Minneapolis, MN 

There is also a Zoom option for those who cannot attend in person.

​connecting people, organizations, and resources to transform our community

When: Apr 13, 2023 11:45 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.