Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements


Wilder President and Board Chair Present 2018 Accomplishments in Annual Report

A Message from President and CEO MayKao Y. Hang and Board Chair Julie Brunner Thank you for your support of Wilder’s mission to improve lives today and for generations to come. In 2018, our… Read more »

Wilder Staff Awards and Recognition

Three Wilder staff members received awards or promotions in September, 2018: Wilder Research Executive Director Paul Mattessich received a Hall of Heroes leadership award at the Community Indicators… Read more »

Youth Leadership Initiative Shares Its Approach to Multicultural Youth Leadership with International Visitors

Through Global Minnesota, a group of international visiting leaders connected with the Youth Leadership Initiative at Wilder Center on July 19, 2018 to learn about the program's programming framework… Read more »

Food Freedom Radio Features Wilder and Twin Cities Mobile Market

Wilder and the Twin Cities Mobile Market were featured on the June 16 episode of Food Freedom Radio, a radio show airing on AM950 that airs on Saturday mornings. Host Laura Hedlund discussed food… Read more »

Twin Cities Mobile Market Featured in Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder published this article about the Twin Cities Mobile Market's efforts to make healthy food accessible and affordable.  After five years as a program of Wilder, the… Read more »

This is Medicaid Advocacy Highlighted in Star Tribune

The successful advocacy work of the This is Medicaid Coalition was featured in a recent Star Tribune editorial. Wilder is a co-convener of the This is Medicaid Coalition, a nonpartisan group of more… Read more »

Wilder Supports Homeless Youth in Dakota County

The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation has partnered with Dakota County to provide services at Lincoln Place, a 24-unit apartment development in Eagan that houses formerly homeless young adults age 18-24.… Read more »

Bryan Ebensteiner Named Chief Financial Officer

The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is pleased to announce Bryan Ebensteiner has joined the Foundation as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration. As a member of the… Read more »