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Public Policy Update: The Workforce We Need and Deserve

February 26, 2021
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
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
Today we are pleased to share Wilder’s 2021 Legislative Agenda and to relaunch regular communications from our Public Policy Department.

American Indians in Minnesota Experience Worse COVID Impacts than Reported: via Star Tribune

December 16, 2020
An Opinion Exchange article published by the Star Tribune today points to new data from a University of Minnesota study shows that American Indians in Minnesota are suffering even greater losses due… Read more »

We can, we must, and we will do more to fight for racial equity: Message from Wilder President and CEO Armando Camacho

August 31, 2020 by Armando Camacho
Friends of Wilder, I am dismayed to be writing to you yet again about violent, traumatic events in our country fueled by racism. We are forced to confront more tragedy, injustice, and pain while… Read more »

Wilder COVID-19 update: operations continue with modifications

July 30, 2020
There is no higher priority than the health and safety of our clients, families and staff. At this time, Wilder is conducting operations with additional precautions. Please see below for information… Read more »

The Time to Act Is Now: Wilder's Commitment to Racial Equity

June 12, 2020
Dear friends of Wilder, Our hearts remain heavy as we mourn the senseless and brutal killing of George Floyd. Yet our spirits are heartened at the global upswell of unified voices calling for real… Read more »

Armando Camacho to Become President and CEO of Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

June 3, 2020
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation announced today the appointment of Armando Camacho as President and CEO, ushering in the next chapter for the longstanding Saint Paul nonprofit organization.