Flanagan, the organization’s new executive director, can put a face on childhood poverty: her own.
Early learning advocates across the state lamenting cuts in the federal program.
They are being honored for their work to serve, empower and unite the poor and disadvantaged.
Fearing languages and traditions will disappear as elders die, the Red Lake tribe is hosting the camp to help retain Ojibwe culture.
What started with bringing cookies to Phillips neighborhood families, developed into an organization that provides tutoring and support.
Supporters say the Network for the Development of Children of African Descent is the launching pad to a better life.
“No Place to Call Home” documents lives of four homeless students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
The St. Paul attorney is credited with helping win a landmark class-action lawsuit and jump-starting a program to head-off homelessness.
Three grocery stores across the state are taking part in the pilot project.
Representatives from about 50 organizations gathered in St. Paul to evaluate the legislative session and plan future action.
But the state’s Asian population is different on many fronts, from income to educational attainment.
Summer Legal Institute nurtures interest in legal careers — especially among young persons from backgrounds underrepresented in the legal profession.
Dave Ellis aims to start a serious conversation among African-American men and boys.
Stacey Stewart, meeting with Twin Cities community leaders, talks about what’s working and what isn’t in the effort to reduce poverty.
The state’s new director to prevent and end homelessness says Minnesota could become first state to end homelessness among veterans.
I sought Barbara Ehrenreich out to talk about poverty as Minnesota legislators voted to raise the state’s minimum wage.
The state Senate adopts bill, and supporters plan to add the measure to a higher-ed bill in conference committee.
The measure would allow qualified students to pay resident tuition at public post-secondary institutions and to apply for state grants.