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Criminal Background’s Impact on Housing Success: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

July 16, 2019 by Cael Warren
This study was intended to guide four nonprofits in considering opportunities to open their housing to more people with criminal backgrounds.

Why Multiculturalism Matters for Local and Global Youth Leadership

July 10, 2019 by Nou Yang
How can multiculturalism empower people of many races, ethnicities and cultures to live and work in harmony not only in the US but also around the world?  Our efforts started with the Youth… Read more »

3 Lessons About Authentic Leadership

June 26, 2019
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.
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