We Tell Stories

Storytelling is embedded in all of our work, but we occasionally take on pure storytelling projects. After all, we won't change the world without sharing our gifts and perspectives with others. Telling our unique truth breaks down barriers and builds unlikely friendships. Our founder, Kate, is a proven viral storyteller - often helping clients share their vision and mission through a more personal lens. 

(Pollen 2016)

(Pollen 2016)

Meet Nausheena Hussain: She ISN't Here to LEAD Alone

Nausheena isn't here to lead alone. "The beautiful thing about women," Nausheena says, "is that when they show up, they bring all sorts of people with them, whole communities." This is Nausheena's number one goal. To bring all sorts of people into community.

(Pollen 2016)

(Pollen 2016)

Providing dental care to our most vulnerable Minnesotans

Dental care needs an overhaul. A part of that overhaul begins with greater access and affordability. Elizabeth Branca sees first-hand how her job as an Advanced Dental Therapist—a newly created role—lets her serve more patients and expand treatment to communities with limited options for care. 
 

Benjamin Currie via Pollen (2016)

Benjamin Currie via Pollen (2016)

A New Type of leader for a new type of care

A rectangular red brick building adorned with a colorful community mural, CUHCC is located on Bloomington Avenue in the heart of South Minneapolis.The clinic offers medical, dental, mental health, advocacy, legal, and other programs all connected together by comprehensive care coordination and social work triage.