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Bina’s Story

2017-07-26

  Bina and her family came to St. Paul in pursuit of a safer, stable life. Despite earning a degree from her home country, she had to restart her educational pursuits upon moving…

Ameer’s Story

Ameer is one of many talented Neighborhood House youth participants, gaining confidence to pursue his interests and be a leader for other young minds in the community. I have been…

Saba’s Story

After immigrating to the United States, Saba lost her husband. She worked tirelessly on her education while taking care of her children as a single parent. Upon finding Neighborhood House,…

Aberash’s Story

Almost as soon as Aberash moved to the United States, she was at risk of eviction. Through a Neighborhood House Family Center, she found help for not only paying rent, but also…

Elle’s Story

Elle moved to St. Paul and came to Neighborhood House in search of college opportunities. Today, she’s on her way to becoming an entrepreneur. It’s hard to imagine where life…

GRIP Youth Tour Historically Black Colleges and Universities

2017-07-17

As soon as he stepped into the Tuskegee University Chapel – with its century-old pews and stained glass – Airrion Williams could instantly describe the atmosphere of this Alabama university:…

Intern Spotlight: Sarah Fleming

2017-07-11

Graduate student and Neighborhood House intern Sarah Fleming didn’t always know where her social work career would take her. Now, she’s not only a Neighborhood House program coordinator, but also…

Can Minnesota Irrigate Its Food Deserts?

2017-03-20

Imagine you live in a neighborhood where your nearest source of food is a fast food restaurant or gas station, and the closest grocery store is over a mile away….

Our Hearth

2016-12-15

For many, the holiday season is a joyous time. Like you, as snow swirls around us, I will gather my loved ones close to celebrate our cherished family traditions and…

March to the Mailbox

As temperatures plunge, the commons area at Rivers Edge Academy remains a hotbed of activity. As the entire student body and staff, along with mentors from Neighborhood House’s College Access program, gather together to celebrate their college-bound…