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Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Advocates for Income Stabilization Legislation

March 30, 2022
On March 23, Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Advocacy and Civic Engagement Program Manager Megan Jekot shared testimony with Minnesota lawmakers in support of legislation that would help families… Read more »

Pahoua Yang Testifies on Behalf of Mental Health Workforce Relief Bill

March 9, 2022
On March 8, 2022, Dr. Pahoua Yang, Wilder's vice president of Community Mental Health and Wellness, shared testimony with members of the Minnesota House Human Services Finance and Policy Committee in… Read more »

Wilder Research announces latest pro bono research and evaluation projects to support culturally specific organizations

February 17, 2022
Wilder Research will be working with MN8, Foster Advocates, and Black Table Arts as part of its effort to provide pro bono research and evaluation consultation to support culturally specific… Read more »

Public Policy Update: Wilder’s 2022 Legislative Agenda

February 9, 2022 by Adrián Rafael Magaña
The 2022 Minnesota Legislative session has officially reconvened in what promises to be a busy and unique policy year. Wilder’s Public Policy team is committed to creating spaces for community… Read more »

Wilder Seeks Next Executive Director of Wilder Research

January 25, 2022
Wilder is seeking its next Executive Director of Wilder Research, a nationally respected nonprofit research and evaluation group. The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of Wilder… Read more »

Sameerah Bilal-Roby Appointed to Financial Empowerment Council

January 6, 2022
Sameerah Bilal-Roby, director of the African American Babies Coalition and Projects, has been appointed to Saint Paul's Financial Empowerment Community Council.

Sameerah Bilal-Roby Receives Community Partners Award

December 16, 2021
On December 2, 2021, African American Babies Coalition and Projects Director Sameerah Bilal-Roby received the Community Partners Award from the Ramsey County Birth Equity Community Council. The… Read more »

Armando Camacho Named One of Twin Cities Business Magazine's People to Know in 2022

December 7, 2021
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation President and CEO Armando Camacho has been named one of Twin Cities Business Magazine's 100 People to Know in 2022. This list compiles the influencers, thought leaders,… Read more »