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Helping the youngest students prepare for success

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After a 30-year career in marketing and print production, Sue was looking for a way to give back and get involved in the community. She attended Neighborhood House’s gala and…

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Removing food insecurity as a roadblock to achieving goals

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By Family Centers staff Food is both something distinctly unique to each individual yet a common thread among us all. For someone, food may mean family, connection, culture, love, or…

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NeighbReads Book Club

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NeighbReads is a NEW monthly book club centered around topics relevant to Neighborhood House’s work and our communities. Currently virtual, we’ll gather to share our reflections and experiences through a…

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Cooking up kindness

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Jerry was laid off from his cooking job in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s become difficult to make ends meet. After paying his rent each month,…

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Marginalized families forced to compromise on education

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A message from Childhood Development Specialist Tracy Pham   One year ago, as the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic set in, the PECE teachers prepared to turn instruction virtual. We…

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Preschool program fights food insecurity with healthy snacks and food education

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  By Parent and Early Childhood Education Program Manager Amanda Williams Here’s some food for thought. In 2020, children represented nearly 36% of food shelf visits in Minnesota and nearly…

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Providing in-person support for distance learning

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  In response to the challenges families and students face as a result of COVID-19 and the switch to distance learning, Neighborhood House has partnered with Comcast to create the…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Nance

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  When COVID-19 began, Charlie was furloughed from his job in IT. Seeking to help the community in a meaningful way, Charlie went to VolunteerMatch.com to look for opportunities, and…

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Welcoming Latino Leadership

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Neighborhood House is welcoming a new, but existing, program into its repertoire: the Latino Leadership Program.  The program is for Latinx who want to strengthen their skills and connections so…

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Reaching her dream with strength and determination

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During one of her regular trips to El Burrito Mercado on the west side of St. Paul, Neysla learned about the adult education classes at Neighborhood House, located across the…