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3 Lessons About Authentic Leadership

June 26, 2019 by MayKao Y. Hang
Wilder takes leadership development seriously, and not only because we offer distinct leadership programs for youth, community members, experienced professionals and executives. Values-based and… Read more »

LGBTQ Support Group Helps Caregivers Connect on Aging and Health in an Understanding Space

June 25, 2019
Mary Henderson is a caregiver for her wife, who has mild cognitive impairment due to Lewy body dementia. For support, understanding and resources, Mary attends two support groups. In one group, which… Read more »

What Works for Women in Recovery

May 3, 2019 by Stephanie Nelson-Dusek
Through our research we know about the challenges and confounding factors that those struggling with addiction face. We also know what has the potential to work in helping them succeed after their… Read more »

How are the Children?

April 21, 2019
We know that one of the top issues facing our schools is how to support students’ mental health. Hospitals in Minnesota and across the country are finding the number of children and youth ending up… Read more »

Advocating for Indicators of Community Assets and Well-Being

April 16, 2019 by Richard Chase
What if we knew more about the number of children who demonstrate curiosity, ingenuity, honesty, and respect? Or who are proud of their cultural, ethnic, or social identity?

Key Takeaways from the Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Conference

April 15, 2019
Three Wilder Research staff share their takeaways on intersectionality and culturally responsive evaluation after a national conference.

10 Reasons Schools Should Have Youth Mental Health Services On-Site

April 2, 2019
Nearly 20 percent of youth in the United States experience a mental, emotional or behavioral health condition every year. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half… Read more »

Grassroots Organizations Have a Role in Light of the UN Global Engagement Agenda

March 27, 2019
Research volunteer Ksenia Oleneva shares her experience attending a UN summit of grassroots organizations and students to jointly commit to action under the theme Shared Partnerships - Shared… Read more »
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