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The tragic irony of racial disparities in Minnesota

The tragic irony of racial disparities in Minnesota

Jul. 15 | On July 18, 2014, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties will host Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ed Ehlinger, at its inaugural Community Health Action Talks (C.h.a.t.) event. During this presentation, Dr. Ehlinger...

The Good Wife Works – Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

The Good Wife Works – 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...

African Americans in the Twin Cities co-op movement

African Americans in the Twin Cities co-op movement

Nov. 27 | By LaDonna Redmond Contributing Writer     “There were two African American owned co-ops in the Twin Cities,” according to Gary Cunningham, former staff of the old Bryant-Central co-op. Gary’s uncle, Moe Burton, was the energy behind...

Wilder Foundation hosts unFRAMED conversations

Wilder Foundation hosts unFRAMED conversations

Sep. 4 | (upper left, clockwise) Jason Sole, LaDonna Redmond, Babara Epps, Spike Moss, Photos by Jamal Denman Blacks discuss Zimmerman verdict’s effects on youth   By Jamal Denman Online Editor     On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the...

Early childhood education: What does culture have to do with it?

Early childhood education: What does culture have to do with it?

Mar. 6 |     News Analysis By Sheila Regan Contributing Writer   How do varying cultural backgrounds affect the need for and the value of early education? What we’re missing, said Betty Emarita at a February 8 forum on early childhood education,...

Medicaid expansion: more insured at state-budget savings

Medicaid expansion: more insured at state-budget savings

Dec. 12 | ACA advocates predict uninsured Blacks will drop from 20 to eight percent       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Greater United Way held a “community conversation” December 4 at the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul on...

Minneapolis: A Tale of Two Cities

Minneapolis: A Tale of Two Cities

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new Minneapolis Foundation report claims that racial disparities and other factors have essentially changed Minneapolis into “two cities” — one for the haves and another for the have-nots....
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