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Dedicated Volunteers from Kaposia

2018-06-25

Each Friday for the last ten years, clients from Kaposia (a local non-profit serving those with cognitive and developmental disabilities) have volunteered at the Wellstone Center Food Market. When the…

Finding a Place that Feels Like Home

2018-06-20

Originally from Ethiopia, Rihana and her family have been in the US for ten years. As with most immigrant families, she said that adjusting to life in Minnesota was a…

Ensuring a Bright Start for All

When it was time for their son Daniel to begin a kindergarten-readiness program, Blessing and Baba Samuel found that there was a shortage of affordable kindergarten-readiness programs. They tried to…

Creating Second Chances

Raised in a household with addiction and trauma, it would seem unlikely that Shatara Carpenter could lead a successful life. And, for a long while, she didn’t. Shatara faced many…