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small change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood is an MPR News podcasts podcast and learning platform highlighting smart, practical and collaborative money skills developed by people living with lower and unstable incomes. Hosts Chris Farrell and Twila Dang talk to community members who are redefining wealth, the value of community and the purpose of money. Money wisdom taught by the true experts – people who have learned from experience.

Cohost and producer. Twila is an entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Matriarch Digital Media, a women-centered, women-focused media company and online community that understands, encourages and uplifts women. 


Cohost and producer. Chris is senior economics contributor at Minnesota Public Radio and Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic programs. He’s a columnist for PBS Next Avenue and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Lilly Zaborowski started Well Connected Twin Cities after struggling to find the right local practitioners to treat her son Leo. It took years to find the support she was looking for. Now, through Well Connected Twin Cities she helps people connect with the local wellness community in a faster and simpler way.

Arielle Grant joins Lilly on Well Connected Twin Cities podcast to talk about the space she's cultivated for self-identified Black and Brown women. Hear the story of why she created this space and learn about the impact it's already having on members. 

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Adia R. Louden, MPH is a passionate storyteller, the creator of Dialosophy and an insightful writer. Her first publication for Passion Collective, a community of women who are helping each other thrive in work and life, features our Founder, Owner and Executive Director.

Create Space: How Arielle Grant Encourages Black and Brown Women to Be Well

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United States of I-D, a British bimonthly magazine published by Vice Media, dedicated to fashion, music, art and youth culture has published an article featuring Render Free.


This article includes our Founder, Arielle Grant, along with two Founding Members,

Leslie Barlow + Leesa Kelly.

Written by Ashley Tyner + photographed by Nina Robinson.

Titled: Meet five women sustaining protest and hope in Minneapolis

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Ose Sesay, Senior Consultant and Founder of Push Strategist, has graciously decided to use her platform to uplift the voice of our founder! Learn about the genesis story of Render Free on this Push Talks podcast.

Panel Discussion of Local Black Entrepreneurs

Panel Discussion of Local Black Entrepreneurs

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Render Free featured on panel discussion with Black business owners and entrepreneurs from the Twin Cities area.

Joined by Andre Creighton, founder of TurnSignl, Louis Hunter founder of Trio Plant Based Restaurant, Eyo Ekpo, founder of Partum Prime Partners and Gloria Atika, Financial and IT project consultant in the craft beverage industry.


Render Free featured on Kyla Studio Branding Instagram Live.

Hosted by co-founder Kenzie Achterhoff. Founder, Arielle Grant, discusses the history of race in America, the importance of racial trauma healing and how to begin work as a white ally.