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Delivering stories: mobile library

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Since students aren’t able to learn on our campus right now, Neighborhood House’s youth library has gone mobile. Every other Friday, the literacy team climbs into big white vans packed…

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Seeding Food Security

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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 450,000 Minnesotans didn’t have consistent access to nutritious food. This number has been increasing year after year since food insecurity spiked during the…

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Voter registration and engagement at Neighborhood House

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Neighborhood House regularly promotes voter registration, often by utilizing the Wellstone Center as a community gathering place. But with the addition of the pandemic, voter registration efforts will look different…

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Shape your community: VOTE!

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“One of the benefits of becoming a citizen is the ability to vote. This is important to me because voting is more than a right. It’s a responsibility and an…

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Students experiencing poverty are already behind. The pandemic is making it worse.

Stories

After the COVID-19 outbreak when schools closed, the transition online was difficult for teachers and students alike. But children from families experiencing poverty have faced additional challenges with technology and…

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The harmful impacts of implicit bias and systemic racism

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Time and again, powerful and brilliant men and women have produced racist ideas in order to justify the racist policies of their era, in order to redirect the blame for…

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Get to know our programs

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Families experience unique challenges that require a personalized, holistic approach. Rather than offering a single service that addresses only some of a family’s needs, Neighborhood House is a multi-service agency that…

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Get to know our programs: Family Centers

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Families provide support, belonging, and stability for one another. But when crises like a lack of health insurance, job loss, and mental illness occur, families can struggle to reach their…

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Get to know our programs: Food Support

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Regular access to nutritious and familiar food is the basis for healthy and vibrant lives. When someone experiences uncertain or insecure access to quality food, it’s known as food insecurity….

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Get to know our programs: Parent and Early Childhood Education

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Preparing our youngest community members for kindergarten helps ensure their future success. It’s crucial that children, including multicultural and multilingual children, have access to social and educational development during their…