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Beyond Walls provides academic, physical and personal development for at-risk inner city youth in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Students begin in sixth grade and continue through high school, attending three program days each week consisting of 90 minutes of squash and physical training and 90 minutes of academic work. Students achieve personal development goals, become more fit and graduate ready for college. For many families, this will be their first college student.


The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Minnesota (CAIR-MN) is a nonprofit, civil rights advocacy organization that strives to protect all Minnesota Muslims from discrimination. CAIR enhances the understanding of Islam, encourages dialogue, protects civil liberties, empowers American Muslims and builds coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Camphor Fiscally Fit Center

The Camphor Fiscally Fit program provides financial empowerment, credit literacy and home buyer training, including accountability and responsibility, budgeting to create savings and savings accounts. Over a seven-month period, participants notice debt behavior changes and improve their household financial position.

Center for Victims of Torture

The Center for Victims of Torture is an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture and violent conflict. CVT provides direct care for those who have been tortured, trains partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocates for human rights and an end to torture.

College of St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica is an independent private, nonprofit college based in Duluth, Minn., with campuses across the state.


Ecumen is a nonprofit that provides senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer, fuller lives. Ecumen is dedicated to creating home for older adults, wherever they choose to live, and envisions a world in which aging is viewed and understood in radically different ways than in the past.


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