Minnesota Population Change, 2000-2010 [choropleth map].
This four-color, 17.5 x 20 inch choropleth map shows population change in Minnesota at the county level based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census. The map includes major water features and selected major roads and highways.
North Minneapolis Housing Market Index.
This report introduces the Folwell Center for Urban Initiatives (FCUI) Housing Market Index (HMI), a new tool that measures the strength of an area’s housing market. The HMI will help local leaders better plan and target sustainable housing interventions as part of their broader reinvestment effort. The HMI borrows from an index created by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. The most significant difference is the FCUI HMI’s geographic specificity—neighborhoods are measured by block, not census tract or zip code.
Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Population Distribution, 2010.
This four-color, 17.5 x 20 inch dot map shows population distribution in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area at the block level, by minor civil division (which includes cities, townships, and unorganized territory), based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census. The map includes major water features and selected major roads and highways.
Minnesota Population Distribution, 2010
This four-color, 17.5 x 20 inch dot map shows population distribution in the state of Minnesota at the block level, by county, based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census. The map includes major water features and selected major roads and highways.
Refugee Mental Health Project.
Scaling Up Local Foods: West Central Minnesota Institutional Market Study. Synthesis of Existing Research and Report on West Central Partnership Institutional Market Survey.
Protecting the Civil Rights of Detained Immigrants in Minnesota
During the past five years, the kinds of immigration enforcement actions that lead to arrests and detentions have dramatically increased. Undocumented immigrants, as well as some lawful permanent residents, end up in civil immigration detention through various channels that include seeking asylum in the United States, arrests at worksite raids or in homes, random stops for civil violations (such as a burned-out tail light), and arrests or convictions for crimes.
Envisioning an Internet Center for Homeless Individuals: One Group’s Quest to Reduce the Digital Divide.
A Rural Community’s Response to its Changing Demography: Welcome to Worthington.
Worthington, Minnesota, has provided employment for Karen refugees from Burma since 2007 due to the availability of positions where English language was not a prerequisite for employment. Many of the refugees were assisted in resettlement by non-profit refugee employment service agencies located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In 2010, Karen refugees were interviewed to determine their satisfaction with the move to Worthington.
Ending Long-Term Homelessness: Housing Stability for Adults in a Scattered-Site Housing First Program.
Using the "Housing First/Harm Reduction" model (getting people into affordable housing first, and then addressing other issues they may have, such as mental illness, chemical dependency, or other barriers to stable housing) St. Stephen’s Human Services runs five programs to End Long-Term Homelessness.
Neighborhood Advocacy for Pedestrian Realm Improvements in the Central Corridor: A Central Corridor Pedestrian Planning Report.
Church as a Protective Factor in Urban African American Youth.
147th Street Station Area Sustainability Master Plan.
The City of Apple Valley is planning for change along the Cedar Avenue corridor with the introduction of the State of Minnesota’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. Beginning in 2012, the 16-mile BRT line will run from Lakeville, with stops in Apple Valley and Eagan, to an existing transportation hub located at the Mall of America (MOA) in Bloomington. For Apple Valley, this is an opportunity to create transit-supportive development in a vibrant and economically viable location that will help grow the community in a sustainable manner.
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Sustainability Framework.
This sustainability framework for the Mississippi National River Recreation Area (MNRRA) was undertaken as a requirement for graduation from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The goal of this semester–long project was to create a final product that allows MNRRA to incorporate sustainability into its short and long-term planning efforts. The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA) was established in 1988 in the heart of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota) metropolitan area. The Park encompasses a 72 miles stretch of the Mississippi River.
District 6 Planning Council, Serving the North End/South Como Neighborhoods: Resident Livability Report.
Medical Needs and Healthcare Services for the Somali Community in the Twin Cities.
Social Media Evaluation: A Survey of Minnesota Nonprofit Organizations.
Minnesota Community Blueprint to Asian/American and Pacific Islander Health Equity: Indicators for Success.
The Northside Healthy Eating Project: Transportation Access to Affordable Fresh Produce.
Why Homeless Individuals “Get Stuck”: A Closer Look at Shelter Use and Intervention Points in Hennepin County.
This policy brief is adapted from Heading Home Hennepin: An Analysis of Shelter Use and Intervention Points, a report prepared for Professor Maria Hanratty’s spring 2010 capstone workshop at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The brief summarizes a study that assessed how well homelessness programs funded by Hennepin County, in partnership with other agencies and organizations, are meeting the needs of the long-term homeless population.