Wilder Research’s work provides context and informs action that improve lives and communities.Below are highlights from the many ways Wilder Research staff are sharing their knowledge and skills to make an impact.
Collect and Disaggregate Data to Inform Policy and Practice
Nicole MartinRogers recently talked with Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe of the Women's Institute for Science, Equity and Race about what it means to disaggregate data and why it's important for policy and practice.
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How Do We Measure Racial Disparities? TPT Data Reporter Kyeland Jackson interviewed Minnesota Compass Project Director Allison Liuzzi about racial disparities and how racism can be seen in many quality of life indicators, including access to health care, poverty and in opportunities for Americans of color. The interview was part of TPT’s Racism Unveiled digital storytelling project.
Law Enforcement Response to Mental Health Needs: How Do We Measure Improvement?
How do we know collaborations between law enforcement and social services are successful in serving individuals with mental health and substance use needs? Wilder and East Metro Crisis Alliance teamed up to create an evaluation framework for similar initiatives to assess their effectiveness. Read the article »
Transportation is a Key Component of Equitable Food Access
Minnesotans deserve access to affordable and healthy food regardless of where they live. Alice Lubeck explores ways communities are reducing transportation barriers to food access and the need for community-driven solutions. Read the article »
Guests highlight how trauma-informed, culturally specific, and community-based programs help African American youth and families in the juvenile justice system navigate and cope with trauma and enhance public safety.
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