We took a closer look at job numbers over the past several years in greater Minnesota and our findings may surprise you.
Former Minnesota Compass Project Director Craig Helmstetter uses new poverty estimates from the Census Bureau to bust commonly-accepted myths about poverty in Minnesota.
As we approach year’s end, I have been taking stock of some of the most important trends facing our state; reflecting on the “key measures” we have developed with input from literally hundreds of advisors who have helped us shape Minnesota Compass. As I did so, five good news/bad news stories emerged from my own look at the data. Here is my list.
Times are tough. We know that. Those of us who manage organizations serving the community and who have worked through demanding times before also recognize that, with creativity and hard work, we can persevere; we can succeed in continuing to meet the needs of the community.