Summer on Rice Street and the North End Teen Center

The June 20, 2011 North End Teen Center opening in Saint Paul represents several years of dreaming and hard, creative work by a dedicated group of people and organizations committed to creating a welcoming neighborhood environment for and with young people. In Spring 2009, adults and young people began working to create a youth center, a . . . → Read More: Summer on Rice Street and the North End Teen Center

Simple Distractions Can Sometimes Make all the Difference in the World

Every now and then we’ll get a great story from one of our partners who happened to be out in public. Mary is a wonderful partner who is one of the best possible examples of someone who can easily make any environment more welcoming. She sent us her story of a time she was in an . . . → Read More: Simple Distractions Can Sometimes Make all the Difference in the World

Partnerships: Ramsey County Attorney’s Office–Child Support Enforcement Department

The Wakanheza Project continues to be utilized in our community to create stronger, healthier environments for everyone. Below is an example of how one organization looked at their own environment and made some practical changes to benefit their clients.

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Since 2006, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office – Child Support Enforcement Section has been working with The Wakanheza . . . → Read More: Partnerships: Ramsey County Attorney’s Office–Child Support Enforcement Department

What’s happening in Florida?

As promised, below you will find a few great examples about the many ways The Wakanheza Project is working in Florida!

Thanks and Enjoy,
The Wakanheza Project team

Devereux Kids has added The Wakanheza Project™ to our curriculum offerings and have been presenting it to professional and community groups since June of 2009. The groups have participated in The . . . → Read More: What’s happening in Florida?

Partnerships

Well even though it’s been in the mid 60’s this early November, winter is looming here and that means the holidays are approaching for some…and holidays can be good for reconnecting. The Wakanheza Project has been experiencing new areas of growth and opportunities and we would like to highlight a few things.

Over the past year, our . . . → Read More: Partnerships

Amazing Staff

Thank goodness for the skilled staff at the Inver Grove Toyota dealership. That’s what my husband and I were thinking as we sat at our dining room table this past weekend after a trip to the dealership. After spending 4 hours with our toddler at the dealership we agreed on a car to purchase. Our child was phenomenal. She . . . → Read More: Amazing Staff

New Style Guide

Check out the new style guide linked on the Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health website. You will find the style guide at the top of the page near The Wakanheza Project logo. The style guide provides details on the use of The Wakanheza Project name, logo, colors, credits and concepts. Please let us know if you . . . → Read More: New Style Guide

Random or Intentional

A colleague of mine who knows about The Wakanheza Project recently shared a story:

My daughter told me yesterday that she was at Rosedale (a local shopping center) recently and saw a mother “losing it” with a young child.  She said she was trying to think of what she could do when a store employee came up and said . . . → Read More: Random or Intentional

Follow Up to the Science of The Wakanheza Project

For those who could make it to our Public Health Presents session today, we enjoyed seeing you. You all seemed so engaged, we hope this presentation was helpful. Linked you will find Dr. Erickson’s powerpoint presentation.

What did you think of the presentation? Let us know by leaving a comment.

A little explanation for those who could not make . . . → Read More: Follow Up to the Science of The Wakanheza Project

The Science, Implementation, and Impacts of The Wakanheza Project

Join The Wakanheza Project on January 13, 2010 from 8:30 to 10:30 am to learn about the science behind it. Dr. Christina Erickson will be joined by team members Darleen Simmons and Donald Gault to talk about the impact of implementing The Wakanheza Project.

Please register for the event.  It will be held at:
Plato Conference Center, First . . . → Read More: The Science, Implementation, and Impacts of The Wakanheza Project