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Latest updates and mission achievements


Apply now: Pro bono Research Opportunity for Nonprofits

Wilder Research will provide free research and evaluation services for two small organizations starting this fall. Apply by October 10, 2023.

Introducing Wilder's Policy Family Advisory

We are seeking current and former Wilder program or service recipients to provide leadership and support in the creation of the 2024 Wilder Public Policy Agenda.

A call to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+, trans, non-binary and gender expansive communities

A message from the Wilder Pride employee resource group and Wilder President and CEO Armando Camacho Wilder Pride, our organization’s resource for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally… Read more »

Minnesota Education Bill Funds Expansion of Full-service Community Schools

On Wednesday May 24, 2023, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed into law the Omnibus K–12 Education budget and policy bill approving $23.2 billion in support of Minnesota’s children and families. This… Read more »

Meet the recipients of the 2023 Sandy Kiernat Community Service Award

The recipients of the 2023 Sandy Kiernat Community Service Award reflect multiple ways Wilder volunteers support our community. As part of Wilder’s National Volunteer Week celebration, we are honored… Read more »

A new library at the Wilder Child Development Center helps kids love reading with books that reflect their cultural backgrounds

The R.A.W. Library, open to students and families enrolled at the center, opened last fall to promote early reading and family bonding with a curated selection of children’s books with BIPOC authors.

Dr. Benita Amedee Joins MPR Panel Discussion about Student Mental Health

What can families, teachers and others do to support the mental well-being of students? "They just want you to hear them. They don't need you to judge—they're already judging themselves," Dr. Benita… Read more »

Wilder Research announces Telling Queer History and Healing Justice Foundation as pro bono partners

Telling Queer History and Healing Justice Foundation have been selected from 37 organizations that applied for pro bono research and evaluation assistance from Wilder Research. This work will support… Read more »