The new foundation provides not only financial help but also models and mentors.
State and federal estimates differ on the tally of Minnesotans without a permanent place to lay their heads.
Wilder Research study author says early childhood policies and practices are misdirected.
Wheel Get There 3 matches up low-wage earners and vehicles they need and can afford.
Faced with the nation’s lowest on-time high-school graduation rate for Native American students, researchers examine why three programs are having success.
Participants at the Minnesota Healthy Communities Conference highlight examples of health-focused programs that improve society.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis is closely watching for any decline in giving because of fallout from the ongoing clergy sexual-abuse scandal.
Political activists and ordinary voters alike see hope in the face and promises of Somali-born Abdi Warsame.
A conference in St. Paul could help bring about a win-win situation for both the state and job-seeking Minnesotans.
The additional benefits were put in place to help the needy get through the Great Recession.
The Lift Garage, a godsend for low-income folks with ailing vehicles, is the brain child of Cathy Heying.
There will be workshops and Q-and-A sessions on ranked-choice voting directed at often-disenfranchised communities, including the homeless.
Nexus Community Partners is aiming to bring voices of the poor, immigrants, people of color and the disabled to tables of power around the Twin Cities.
The report, released to MinnPost, is described as the most comprehensive state-wide data in the country on tobacco use among American Indians.
The executive director of the Minnesota Head Start Association said: “We got slammed on sequestration. We’re going to get hit again.”
Shutdown cuts would come on top of the expiration of a temporary hike to food benefits mandated in the 2009.
State demographer Susan Brower points to high rates of poverty among some racial groups.
Speaking at a Wilder Foundation event, Robin Hicks describes her experience with poverty and violence to make a point.