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Numbers Work!

saintpaulfoundation.org

Numbers Work! is designed for children at high risk for academic failure. Studies show that a student’s math skills upon entering kindergarten are a strong indicator of future school success. Numbers Work! takes a proactive approach to closing the state’s achievement gap by preparing preschoolers for math education in grade school and beyond. This program of The Saint Paul Foundation creates math-rich classrooms in partnership with Head Start programs, community child-care centers, charter schools and public schools.

Page Education Foundation

page-ed.org

Page Education Foundation grants financial assistance to postsecondary students. In return, these students actively foster positive attitudes toward literacy and learning among younger, school-age children of color through mentoring relationships.

Peta Wakan Tipi’s Dream of Wild Health

dreamofwildhealth.org

Peta Wakan is a nonprofit that promotes the social, economic, physical and cultural health of American Indian people through programs like Dream of Wild Health, a 10-acre organic farm in Hugo, Minnesota. Surrounded by plants and medicines grown from the seeds of our ancestors, they teach the old ways of growing food and living healthy lives.

Project for Pride in Living

ppl-inc.org

Project for Pride in Living (PPL) is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit that works with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services and education.

Project 515 Education Campaign

project515.org

Project 515 Education Campaign takes its name from the 515 Minnesota laws that discriminate against same-sex couples. The nonprofit is committed to teaching Minnesotans about the inequalities that arise from those laws and the real-life consequences for same-sex couples and their families.

Public Art St. Paul

publicartstpaul.org

Public Art St. Paul engages artists in shaping the form and experience of Minnesota’s capital city. Through advocacy and support, artists collaborate in the planning and design of public places and structures, create works of art for public places, develop temporary installations and produce public art events.

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