Please join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 as she talks with Jane Harstad about her new publication, the Native American Nonprofit Economy Report. Harstad is an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa . Before graduating from the Pennsylvania State University with her doctorate in educational leadership, she graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelors of science in elementary education with a concentration in American Indian studies . After teaching in St . Paul for 11 years, she attended the American Indian Leadership Program and continued on to complete her doctorate work . Having moved back to the Twin Cities, she is continuing to work and collaborate with American Indian communities in Minnesota
Jane Harstad is author of the just released Native American Nonprofit Economy Report, which is a joint project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. The Native American Nonprofit Economy Report is designed to provide an overview of an important part of Minnesota’s nonprofit sector, and to identify trends and challenges facing these organizations and the people they serve.Through interviews and community outreach, 89 nonprofit organizations and programs were identified serving the Native American community in Minnesota.
Dr. Jane Harstad
Author and Researcher
Native American Nonprofit Economy Report, just released