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Backyard Initiative Celebration

Backyard Initiative Celebration

10 Years of Backyard Initiative Achievements

10 Years of Backyard Initiative Achievements

Backyard Initiative What We Learned

Backyard Initiative What We Learned

What We Learned The Backyard Initiative (BYI) is a partnership between residents of South Minneapolis and Allina Health. The Cultural Wellness Center, as lead agency, is the organizer and facilitator of this partnership. The goal of the BYI is to improve the health of residents living in the seven neighborhoods of the area called the Backyard. [...]

Backyard Initiative Back Page – October

Backyard Initiative Back Page – October

“A reality in today’s times”…

“A reality in today’s times”…

STEP-UP youth working with the Cultural Wellness Center and the Backyard Initiative learned about cultural self-study, cultural leadership development, and cultural financial literacy. Below are some of the direct quotes from this discussion towards the end of their summer tenure on economics/money and working as teens. The youth preferred not to [...]

Celebrating the STEP-UP Interns & their accomplishments!

Celebrating the STEP-UP Interns & their accomplishments!

AMGED YUSEFSTEP-UP Interns receiving words of encouragement from Backyard Initiative staff members Rose Lobley and Roberta Barnes and spoken word artist and BYI member, Amged Yusef. September marks the end of summer and a new school year. But for the STEP-UP Interns employed by the Cultural Wellness Center during the summer, it also represents [...]

Out in the Backyard – August 2018

Out in the Backyard – August 2018

Backyard Initiative Back Page – July

Backyard Initiative Back Page – July

Big transition for the Backyard Initiative amidst many activities Backyard Initiative Becoming a Cooperative SUSAN GUSTA leadership team of the BYI planning and deliberating on what it will take to transition from the BYI to becoming a Cooperative. The BYI began with Allina Health engaging in many conversations with community stakeholders [...]

June 2018 Out in the Backyard Calendar

June 2018 Out in the Backyard Calendar

Backyard Initiative – May 2018

Backyard Initiative – May 2018

How does the work of the BACKYARD INITIATIVE align with the overall health status? CULTURAL WELLNESS CENTER, MARCH 2011 The Backyard Initiative (BYI) is a 10-year partnership between community residents in South Minneapolis and Allina Health. The Cultural Wellness Center, as the lead agency, assists in facilitating the partnership and the [...]

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