Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements


African American Babies Coalition and Projects Receives $150,000 from UnitedHealthcare

July 8, 2022
The African American Babies Coalition and Projects (AABC) has received a $150,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare to address racial disparities in health care.

Wilder's Response to Dobbs v. Jackson

June 30, 2022
Dear Wilder Community,

Mental health support a bright spot during a disappointing year at the Minnesota Legislature

June 14, 2022 by Adrián Rafael Magaña
The 2022 Regular Legislative Session concluded on May 23, having accomplished relatively little. The omnibus bills for health and human services, housing, K-12 education, higher education and bonding… Read more »

Achievement Plus will support Saint Paul families through school closures and mergers

May 27, 2022
After the coming summer school session, John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary on the East Side of Saint Paul will close and no longer be a school in the Saint Paul Public School District. John…

Wilder staff member Tracy Hilke receives the 2022 MayKao Y. Hang Courageous Leader Award

May 27, 2022
Congratulations to Tracy Hilke, Community Mental Health and Wellness Integration Manager at Wilder, who has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 MayKao Y. Hang Courageous Leader Award. The… Read more »

Wilder welcomes Dr. Heather Britt as next executive director of Wilder Research

May 16, 2022
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Britt will join the organization as executive director of Wilder Research effective June 13.

Child Development Center staff are increasing their capacity for trauma-informed care

May 5, 2022
The Wilder Child Development Center will enhance its capacity to provide trauma-sensitive care for children and families and contribute to systemic change in early childhood education.

Cross-sector partnership funds equitable expansion of mental health workforce

April 25, 2022
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health outlines how health care providers across the state continue to struggle with workforce shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report… Read more »