A new report, "The Journey to Belonging in the Twin Cities,” offers a blueprint for making the Twin Cities more welcoming for immigrants and refugees, while strengthening their inclusion in the regional economy.
In Ukraine, over 800 educational institutions have suffered bombing and shelling, and 75 have been destroyed completely. The Institute’s Renáta Tichá, co-director of the Global Resource Center for Inclusive Education, led a live and virtual event on March 30 dedicated to bringing together faculty, staff, students, and other community members to share strategies to help Ukraine following the February 24 invasion by Russian forces.
When Master of Development Practice (MDP) student Dalila Hussein first heard about the UMN SDG Iniative’s Student Group Activity Grant Fund she immediately knew what she wanted to do.
Working through the Law School's James H. Binger Center for New Americans, the team rendered assistance to Afghan guests at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.
Samia Osman and her friends, Khadija Ali and Sumaya Abshir, noted a mammoth humanitarian crisis in Somalia, so together they formed Unity for Humanity—a project meant to raise money for and awareness of relief efforts in Somalia.
The Institute on Community Integration trained people with disabilities and non-profit organizations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on advocacy strategies, including the use of radio and social media to raise awareness about disability rights.
Shamaria Jordan was inspired by study abroad to help other young Black girls travel and see new places.
Scholars from Europe, Australia, and central Asia are visiting the Institute on Community Integration as part of a broad-based exchange aimed at increasing the inclusion of people with disabilities around the globe.
The Mary Tjosvold Graduate Fellowship in Community Development program sends graduate students internationally to participate in six-week, community-based professional internships in the areas of health, social work, microfinance, agriculture, and education.
Colombia enacted a new law in August of 2021 to better protect women from intimate partner violence, due in large part to the work of two researchers at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.