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Good food with good neighbors

Stories

Dianne and Mary met when Mary was moving into her apartment in 2017. Seeing Mary and her son hauling boxes into their new home, Dianne, also a resident in the…

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Congratulations, Mutiatu!

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On the table, a red, white, and blue cake. A shirt with “USA” embellishing the chest. The message, “Congratulations, Mutiatu!” written on the whiteboard. After months of hard work and…

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How you can help during COVID-19

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Part of what makes Minnesota such a special place to live is our desire to help one another. We’ve seen it time and time again—as a need arises, the community…

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Current status: Neighborhood House, Wellstone Center, Beaningful

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Beginning March 16, Neighborhood House suspended some of its programming in order to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because the situation continues to evolve, so will the status of…

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Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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A note from Neighborhood House Re: Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) While coronavirus is changing so much about the way we are living our lives, it isn’t changing one thing:…

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The most important test of her life

Stories

“I can’t wait for Monday.” A sentiment you don’t hear often. Especially when there’s a test that day. But not for Mutiatu (moo-TEE-uh), a Neighborhood House participant originally from Nigeria….

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The Path to U.S. Citizenship

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Citizenship: some are born into it. Others spend years trying to earn it. In the United States, if you’re born here, or have a parent who is a citizen at…

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The 2020 Census: The problem with undercounts

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The framers of the U.S. Constitution chose population to be the basis for sharing political power, not wealth or land. In order to accurately do that, we conduct a census…

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From Home to School: Helping Immigrant Families Prepare for the American School System

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Immigrants and refugees face complex challenges as they work to adapt to life in a new country. For those settling in the United States, a major hurdle is beginning to…

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Let’s remove shame from the school lunch menu

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No Minnesota school lunchroom refuses to serve a student with lunch debt, but some schools offer the student an alternative meal—typically a cold, pre-packed sandwich that’s only given to students…