We stand, as full partners with our community and beyond, to aid in the effort to eliminate systemic failures that have led to the inequalities and injustices long experienced by people of color. It is our responsibility as an organization to listen, learn and use our power, platforms and resources to help build the equitable society we want to see—one built on fairness, justice, tolerance, respect and understanding.
In the summer of 2020, we launched The Epicenter For Change T-shirt to support Minnesota communities impacted from the unrest stemming from the death of George Floyd.
Proceeds from these t-shirts benefited the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition/Northside Funders Group, Lake Street Council, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.
Designed by local youth artists from Juxtaposition Arts in North Minneapolis, the T-shirt depicts images of Minnesota communities united together. The Minnesota Twins logo sits as a marker to the Twin Cities, embodying the strength of Minnesota as an epicenter for change.
In 2018, the third annual Diversity Week presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and Prairie Island Indian Community was held. Twins players, wives and front office staff will give back to the community as a part of the Twins ongoing commitment to serve Twins Territory.
The Twins commitment to diversity continued at the 2018 Twins Cities Pride Festival.
The Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians met for a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 17-18, 2018. Not only did the Twins make an impact on the field in San Juan but they also made an impact off the field in the community.