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You Matter

You Matter

Stone columns being built in 1928 By Sue Hunter Weir A cemetery seems like an odd place to be talking about building a healthy community since it’s where most of us will wind up when our health ultimately and inevitably fails. But cemeteries are about more than our physical selves, they are about the legacy that we leave to others and that [...]

Engagement with Organizations

Engagement with Organizations

Under the leadership of Hope Community, the BYI organizational team implemented a plan to research the interests and needs of community organizations in the Backyard area. Hope Community held one to one interviews and listening circles with 34 organizational leaders representing 31 organizations to provide an update about the BYI and hear their [...]

MOVING TOWARDS FORGIVENESS: Reflections by a Dakota Language CHAT member upon seeing the documentary “Dakota 38”

As a part of the ‘Dakota CHAT, we were inclined to show our fellow CHAT members a piece of history that no longer is disaOur showing was very powerful as well as emotional for all that were present for the showing of the documentary Dakota “38” plus 2.  I especially want to give thanks to the CHAT members who were present  to see a piece [...]

Dakota Language CHAT

Dakota Language CHAT

The Dakota Language Revitalization CHAT continues to full fill its commitment to the well being of the Dakota peoples through spiritual, cultural, language and educational ways of life that are inherit to the Dakota nation. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were more than seven thousand speakers of the Dakota language located in over [...]

Health Care Access

Health Care Access

The BYI partners with Portico Healthnet, an organization that assists uninsured Minnesotans access affordable health care and coverage. Portico works to improve community health by enrolling uninsured individuals into Minnesota Care, Medical Assistance and other public programs. Those who are ineligible for public programs are enrolled in the [...]

Did You Know? CHAT

Did You Know? CHAT

The Did you Know? CHAT Team’s mission is to get people together through Block Clubs/Events. Our hope is that these connections help prevent isolation and promote community. We are partnered with Community-University Health Care Center to provide support to clubs by sharing health information and referrals, participating in the CHAT Team and [...]

OUT in the Backyard CHAT

OUT in the Backyard CHAT

The OUT in the Backyard CHAT is focusing their work and activities on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (GLBTQ) communities to reduce isolation, create community and foster connections in order to improve the health of individuals in our neighborhoods. Some of the activities that we have worked on in the last year to put our goals [...]

Sharing our Story

Communication strategies are designed to promote the story and the lessons of the BYI. Multiple vehicles including: print and on-line media, participation in community events, conference and classroom presentations and word-of-mouth are utilized to reach a variety of audiences. Community strategies are designed to encourage residents to tell their [...]

Communications CHAT

The BYI Communications CHAT is proud to be the conduit helping to get the many voices,  images, and wisdom on to these pages.  We hope you will be as inspired by the work reflected on these pages as we were.   Alley Communications, Inc. is the fiscal agent of the Communications CHAT.  For more info: call Susan Gust, Coordinator, 612-414-6623.

Latina/o Environmental Health Begins at Home CHAT

Latina/o Environmental Health Begins at Home CHAT

This project organizes Latino families to learn about environmental health and how they can contribute to creating a healthy environment for their families and community. The first stage of this effort is to teach Latinas how to make healthy products to clean the home and organize ways to implement what they have learned and to support each other [...]

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