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Philando Castile: A Statement of Loss

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These words are not enough. They could never be enough. Two days ago, Philando Castile was a living, breathing man with dreams, ambition, and a story of his own. Today,…

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The Teacher Makes House Calls

Stories

Within seconds of Abeba welcoming Danielle into the apartment, Melat, her 2-year-old daughter is eagerly showing off her new toys. She races up and down the narrow hallway between her…

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The First Teacher

Stories

When asked about the most influential teacher in your life, who would you choose? Many of us have clear memories of that person. At Neighborhood House, we see parents as…

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Claudia’s Story

Stories

One day, while out for a walk with her children, Claudia stumbled across the Wellstone Center. Excited to learn that Neighborhood House offered free English classes, she quickly enrolled and…

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Eat the Octopus

Stories

Trust is a tricky thing. It can take weeks, months, even years to develop — only to evaporate over a single misunderstanding or careless word. When they begin working with…

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Tomorrow’s Heroes

Stories

During his first month in the US, Abdi saw a homeless man in St. Paul being mugged and rushed to help, stopping the robbery and earning the praise of police…

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Rocket Science

Stories

Are dinosaurs real, or make-believe? If we place a marble in a glass of water will it sink or float? How do planes fly? If you and your friends laid…

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Making the Grade

Stories

  Nearly two years ago Yuki, her husband, and their two children, moved to Minnesota. Originally from Hong Kong, she learned about Neighborhood House from a friend of her husband’s…

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Sharing the Harvest

Events

It’s muggy out, and the line stretches around the building. But even on this hot day when the sidewalk feels like it could burn bare skin, people are smiling. Laughing…

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Notes From The Classroom

Stories

I began my year of AmeriCorps service around the same time Wendy enrolled in English classes. A native Spanish-speaker from Mexico, Wendy remembers feeling “very comfortable with Neighborhood House” and…