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Join the #InvestMNts Campaign to support investments for strong communities

Minnesota and all of its communities are stronger when our families and neighbors have what they need to thrive. Vital services like health care, child care, affordable housing, as well as services… Read more »

Congratulations to Wilder volunteers receiving the 2022 Sandy Kiernat Community Service Award

Tai Ji Quan for older adults, social outings for Cambodian Americans, and a warm welcome for youth moving into supportive housing after leaving homelessness: The recipients of the 2022 Sandy Kiernat… Read more »

African American Babies Coalition and Projects collaborates on “Expecting Better” roundtable discussion during Black Maternal Health week

The African American Babies Coalition and Projects collaborated with the Minnesota State House Black Maternal Health Caucus to host a roundtable discussion at Wilder Center on April 12 convening… Read more »

Public Policy Update: 2022 Legislative Mid Session Report

by Adrián Rafael Magaña
As we rapidly approach the mid-session break at the Minnesota Legislature, the Wilder Public Policy team continues to stay deeply engaged in elevating our legislative priorities and actively… Read more »

Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Advocates for Income Stabilization Legislation

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

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

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

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 »