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Wilder Research Featured Projects

Read about how Wilder Research provides credible information to better understand issues, identify strategies, and take action to improve lives and communities.

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Northside Achievement Zone

There is a lot of buzz today about how nonprofits can use data to solve the world’s problems. At the Northside Achievement Zone it is more than a buzz, it is a strongly held belief. We can use data to end multi-generational poverty, but we must have the right partner. That’s why we chose Wilder Research. More about this story »

Speaking For Ourselves

Speaking for Ourselves: A Study with Immigrant and Refugee Communities in the Twin Cities looks at the experiences of Hmong, Karen, Latino, Liberian, and Somali immigrants and refugees living in Hennepin and Ramsey counties. 


Wilder Research interviewed 459 immigrants and adult children of immigrants about their families, education, jobs, health, and engagement in their communities to learn the biggest needs of immigrant and refugee communities in the Twin Cities, the issues of greatest concern, and assets available to address them.

Read more about Speaking for Ourselves.

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Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts Evaluation and Replication framework