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Wilder combines knowledge, compassion and action to improve lives today and for generations to come.

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Three people of color at a park in Saint Paul, MN
Older adult and their family caregiver at a market in Saint Paul, MN

From Our Family to Yours

Wilder is prioritizing our efforts and resources to support children, families and older adults through essential services (see COVID updates). We are in this together and, along with all of you, are taking extraordinary measures to protect and serve our families and communities. Thank you for your support as we continue to serve in this time of crisis. Together, we're here for good!


Wilder Research helps communities thrive

Wilder Research partners with organizations to identify needs and solutions, understand emerging trends, measure effectiveness, and increase impact on the issues you care about.

Apply to join the Community Equity Program: Now recruiting for CEP's 2022-2023 Cohort

The Community Equity Program (CEP) is a free and immersive 9-month political leadership program housed at Wilder that brings together Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) who want to get involved in Minnesota’s legislative policy and fight for change in their communities. And for the first time in CEP's history, participants will also get a thousand dollar stipend at the end of the program!

  • Application deadline is Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
  • Next info session on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 5:00 - 6:30pm

Together, we're building a stronger Saint Paul, one family at a time. Will you join us in transforming the support families need to be stable, healthy and strong?

Visit Wilder's Campaign for Families

Courageous Stories

Tonya B. outside the townhouse she found while a participant in Wilder's housing services

Tonya’s family creates a stable life with Wilder's housing services

Tonya B. and her teenage son stayed wherever they could before they were accepted into a Wilder supportive housing service for working families who were experiencing homelessness. Tonya, who also has two adult children and a grandchild, ...More about this story »

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