March 11: Health Care Enrollment - Addressing Old Challenges in New Systems
At this event, a panel of service providers working to increase health care coverage will share successful approaches to outreach, challenges to overcome, and how new health care coverage laws have changed how they offer enrollment assistance. Participants will help "crowd source" emerging promising practices, challenges to overcome, and possible connections to improve outreach and enrollment activities.
April 10: Keeping Our Communities Safe - An Evidence-Based Approach to Prevention Strategies
Join us for a workshop that will provide tips for evaluating the impact of prevention work, and introduce participants to the Strategic Prevention Framework, a nationally recognized model to build assets and resilience in at-risk populations. The morning will also include case studies and and hands-on activities.
What is the Big Deal About Organic Waste?
Nicole MartinRogers, senior research manager, led a study for the City of Saint Paul on its recycling and waste management program to better understand resident perceptions, needs, and preferences related to recycling, trash hauling, organics, and bulky waste. In this blog, Nicole explains the significant benefits of composting, and walks you through how to get started.
Research has linked substance abuse with many issues that affect well-being including: poor academic achievement, school suspensions, unemployment, homelessness, violence, mental illness, and poverty. In this blog, Laura Schauben, research scientist, explains the importance of substance abuse prevention.
Event Spotlight: Highlights From the Minnesota Compass Annual Meeting
Hear the reactions from millennials who attended the 6th Minnesota Compass annual meeting: Minnesota next: Millennials, leadership, and the information economy.
Meet Our New Staff
Please join us in welcoming four new staff members to Wilder Research. Learn all about their backgrounds and skills by checking out their biographies below.