From Rep. Esther Agbaje <[email protected]>
Subject Emmett Louis Till Victims Recovery Program: Request for Proposals
Date March 1, 2024 6:47 PM
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Dear Neighbors, 

The Minnesota Department of Health, in consultation with the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, has released a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Emmett Louis Till Victims Recovery Program [ [link removed] ]. The purpose of this program is to provide services to victims of trauma, their families, and their heirs.

*Learn more about the funding opportunity and how to apply:**
*Emmett Louis Till Victims Recovery Program [ [link removed] ]**

A letter of intent is due Friday, March 15, 2024.*
*Proposal applications are due Monday April 1, 2024.**


Grants will be awarded to support:

* Health and wellness services, which may include services and support to address physical health, mental health, cultural needs, and spiritual or faith-based needs.
* Remembrance and legacy preservation activities.
* Cultural awareness services.
* Community resources and services to promote healing for victims, families, and heirs.

Victims, families, and heirs include:

* Victims who experienced trauma, including historical trauma, resulting from events such as assault or another violent physical act, intimidation, false accusations, wrongful conviction, a hate crime, the violent death of a family member, or experiences of discrimination or oppression based on the victim's race, ethnicity, or national origin.
* The families and heirs of victims who experienced trauma, including historical trauma, because of their proximity or connection to the victim.


Information session

A virtual RFP information session will be held for applicants with questions or who are interested in additional information. All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend.

* *Date: Monday, March 11, 2024*
* *Time: 3-4 p.m.*

*Find more information about how to join the meeting. [ [link removed] ]*

Questions about the RFP can be submitted to [email protected] <%[email protected]>.


*Let’s Stay Connected!* 

I deeply value being in this work to improve lives with you. Please continue to reach out with any input, ideas, or feedback about the issues important to you. Please reach out anytime if you need assistance, schedule a meeting or community event, or have questions at [email protected]  or 651-296-8659.  

In community, 

Rep. Esther Agbaje 

Minnesota House of Representatives (59B) 

Committee Assignments: 

* *Vice *Chair Housing Finance and Policy 
* Taxes 
* Ways and Means 
* Elections Finance and Policy 

*Legislative Assistance * 

Shamat Abraha 

[email protected] 



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