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Wilder Research News

Wilder Research staff are busy! Here are some highlights about the many ways they are sharing their knowledge and skills to make an impact in lives and communities.

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Contributions to the Field

Richard Chase presented the economic impacts of the child care shortage in northeastern Minnesota before the MN House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division and Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division.  

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Thao Vang and Sophak Mom presented a poster at the January National Home Visiting Summit. Their poster highlighted the results of a large study that gathered feedback about early childhood home visiting from 320 parents across Minnesota. Read results from the Home Visiting Engagement and Retention study.

Paul Mattessich recently participated in an invite-only gathering of leaders from across the U.S. working on community health. The 20 participants provided input on a new effort to improve community health.

Allison Liuzzi of Minnesota Compass presented on the impact of changing demographics on Minnesota's tech talent at a Minnesota High Tech Association event. Explore demographic data on Compass.

Research partner Ela Rausch of the Federal Research Bank of Minneapolis testified before a Minnesota House committee on the findings of our joint project on healthy food access in Minnesota. Read the healthy food access report. 

On the Podcast

On the latest episode, Paul Mattessich talks with Laura Sutherland, Safe Harbor Regional Navigator for Southeastern Minnesota, and Laura Schauben, research scientist at Wilder Research, about sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in Minnesota, the statewide effort to identify and support victims, and what you need to know that could help save a life. Listen to past episodes via iTunes or Soundcloud.

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