Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements

In Response to the Killing of Daunte Wright

April 12, 2021 by Armando Camacho
Dear Friends of Wilder, Our community is facing another outrage and tragedy. Yesterday afternoon Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was killed by police during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center… Read more »

Public Policy Update: Omnibus Bills and Federal Housing

April 9, 2021 by Dominic McQuerry
Omnibus Bill Bonanza and Testimony from Wilder Staff This week was a busy one at the virtual Capitol, as the legislative committees released their omnibus bills. Omnibus bills are large bills made… Read more »

Wilder Research announces pro bono partnership with two nonprofits serving culturally specific communities

March 21, 2021
Rebound, Inc. and Raíces Sagradas Community Mental Health have been selected from 33 organizations serving culturally specific communities that applied for pro bono research and evaluation… Read more »

Standing against anti-Asian racism and gender-based violence

March 18, 2021
Our hearts are with the families of the victims of Tuesday’s violent, terrorist attack in Georgia that left eight people dead—six of whom were Asian women—and with every Asian family who is and has… Read more »

Public Policy Update: Lots of Wilder Advocacy at the Capitol

March 16, 2021 by Dominic McQuerry
Over the past couple of weeks, Wilder staff and community have engaged on a number of different bills at the capitol. Here are some highlights:

Public Policy Update: The Workforce We Need and Deserve

February 26, 2021 by Dominic McQuerry
BREAKING NEWS: The new state budget forecast being released today, February 26, 2021, will show a projected surplus of $1.6 billion for FYs 2022-23. For context, a May projection showed a $4.7… Read more »

Public Policy Update: Wilder Showing up at the (Virtual) State Capitol

February 11, 2021 by Dominic McQuerry
Over the past couple of weeks, Wilder staff and research has been showing up on a range of issues at the Minnesota legislature. Here are just a few of the highlights!

Public Policy Update: Wilder’s 2021 Legislative Agenda

January 27, 2021 by Dominic McQuerry
Today we are pleased to share Wilder’s 2021 Legislative Agenda and to relaunch regular communications from our Public Policy Department.