*In-person meetings are by appointment only.*
M, Tu, W – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Th-Fr – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Let’s get together - Black Men Healing
15th Annual Community Empowerment through
Black Men Healing Conference
June 22 - 23, 2023
Metro State University
*Space is limited. RSVP soon to secure your spot at the free legal clinic.
TC BANDD XVI “Celebrating Progress, Developing the Future”
When: Saturday, June 17th
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center and Virtually
¡Bienvenido a la ciudad de Minneapolis! Si ha llegado recientemente a la ciudad y necesita ayuda, hay muchos recursos que le pueden brindar apoyo y ayuda. Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto.
Welcome to the city of Minneapolis! If you are new to town and in need of help, there are many resources that can offer support and help. Click here to view the flyer.
The 9th African Mental Health Summit
On: July 14 - 15, 2023
At: Minneapolis Institute of Art - 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis 55404
By: Drs. Richard Oni & Tolulope Ola
CLICK HERE and register today!
*Apply for the Community Equity Program (CEP).*
The Community Equity Program (CEP) is an immersive political leadership program housed at the Wilder Foundation that brings together Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) leaders who want to get involved in Minnesota’s legislative process and fight for change in their communities. CEP provides participants with a 9-month cohort experience along with knowledge and tools to: advocate and advance state-level legislation. A $1,000 stipend (taxable) is offered to each participant. Active participation & high attendance rate are required to receive the stipend in full at the end of the program.
Who should participate in CEP?
If you or someone you know is interested, please email us at CEP@wilder.org to receive a link to the application and for answers to any inquiries.
The Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Administration recommend creating a Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), reimaging state government structures. Read More.
PLX certificate program will be hosted at the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy in Roseville and the Duluth cohort will be hosted at the Tribal Training and Certification Partnership.
Spaces are limited for both the Twin Cities and the Duluth cohort.
CLICK HERE for details and to apply.
Help Me CONNECT A navigator connecting expectant families, families with young children (birth – 8 years old), and those working with families to services in their local communities that support healthy child development and family well-being.
Seeking Qualified Individuals
Interested in listening to a child tell their story... so you can make a recommendation on whether or not they can receive services in their family or if they need to be placed in a residential facility? Click here to watch a video about it.
Minnesota Department of Human Services is seeking individuals to join a pool of qualified individuals. You don’t need to be a professional; training and certification will be provided. The department is offering up to 20 contracts statewide. The initial contract is for $5,000 but can be renewed yearly for $5,000.
In part one of this two-part conversation, a group of community leaders representing the African American and faith-based communities share about the healing and wellness initiatives they are leading in their communities.
For more information, visit the LoopBack podcast engagement page.
*Remember when COVID-19 forced schools to shut down, triggering shortages in food, toilet paper, and canceled holiday gatherings?*
It's time to get caught up; immunization;
*Listen to the blog here*
The Asian American and Pacific Islander communities can face barriers during their involvement with the child welfare system. This provides resources that address multiple factors that affect these families and how child welfare professionals can improve the knowledge and services they offer. Courtesy of MN Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA) *
*The ACP is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help low-income households pay for internet service & connected devices. Eligible households may receive:
Up to $30/ month discount on internet service
Up to $75/ month discount if the household is on qualifying Tribal land
A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet or desktop computer with a copayment of more than $10 but less than $50
To learn more about the ACP program, visit www.fcc.gov/acp. If you have any questions you can send an e-mail to ACPinfo@fcc.gov.
American Indian or Alaska Native Children
If you have a case involving a child who may have American Indian or Alaska Native heritage, visit the Office of Ombudsperson for American Indian Families' website. Or email the Ombudsperson for American Indian Families, Jill.Esch@state.mn.us , or call 651-592-1953.
Board meeting information, including dates and time, can be located on our board information page.
If you have specific questions for your community please contact one of our ombudspersons.
Case Intake Form
Save time - fill out the form online!
For your convenience, we have provided an online and printable form.
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