Thought leadership, trends and insights on community matters

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism Benefits, Services, and Resources in Minnesota

July 27, 2020
Explore some key tools to learn more about autism and navigate the services and benefits available in the state.

During this Pandemic, Racism is our Most Urgent Public Health Emergency

June 30, 2020 by Melanie Ferris
As organizations respond to COVID-19, we need to create a short-term safety net for all, but also do the long-term work to dismantle and rebuild the systems that contribute to inequities.

Improving Access to Dental Care in Minnesota

August 14, 2019 by Edith Gozali-Lee
Highlights from four summaries of promising practices and opportunities to expand access to oral health care.

Health Equity Now: Public Health Takeaways

January 14, 2019 by Amanda Hane
Three Research staff share their takeaways on recent research, emerging trends, and measuring impact after attending the American Public Health Association conference.

Welcome to Minnesota's Newest Mental Health First Aid Instructors

May 15, 2018 by Thomas Nguyen
Thousands of Minnesotans are faced with mental health concerns for the first time each year – personally, professionally, or both. Many feel ill-equipped to respond and don’t know where to turn for… Read more »

Preparing Immigrants and Refugees for Public Health Emergencies in Hennepin County

August 9, 2017 by Nicole MartinRogers
Findings from a study about emergency preparedness planning with nine immigrant and refugee communities in Hennepin County.

Neurodiversity in the Workplace

July 27, 2016 by Grant Watkins
Do you know what neurodiversity is or have you heard the term neurodiverse condition? Dyslexia and attention deficit disorder are examples of neurodiverse conditions. Neurodiversity is a concept… Read more »

The Power of Group Healing: Acupuncture at the Center for Social Healing

July 6, 2016
Traditional Roots Healthcare is a Minnesota-based acupuncture clinic dedicated to heal, strengthen and empower through traditional medicine. In addition to our primary clinic, Traditional Roots… Read more »