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Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

Dec. 4 | In September 2013, a Wilder Foundation conversation,” Community Matters,” was held at the Wilder Center in St. Paul, starting with a bevy of statistics compiled by Wilder Research on the state of poverty in St. Paul, where 67,000 people live in...

Local entrepreneur attempts to buy Brookdale Mall

Local entrepreneur attempts to buy Brookdale Mall

Sep. 4 | Donald Jackson By Cris Patrick Contributing Writer   You see a local mall going under, and you have no money, and no financial backing to do anything about it. You’re outmanned and out-financed, but you still want to stay and fight. What would...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap

Aug. 21 | Goal includes more teachers of color, more ‘partnering’   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer   Jean QuamPhoto courtesy of U of M Last week, we spoke with the leadership of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and...

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

May. 1 | Proposed laws could disadvantage Black and  low-income people   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “State legislators want to create two different healthcare policies for kids with autism: one that generously covers the privately...

Phillips scholars create summer programs for  youth, families

Phillips scholars create summer programs for youth, families

Sep. 12 |   Jazmine Darden designed a summer program to encourage urban students, including many students of color, to learn more about opportunities in the STEM fields, specifically engineering. Through “Bridgin’ the Gap,” students in kindergarten...