Transforming Early Childhood Education: MAICC’s Approach to Culturally Rooted Learning

The Montessori American Indian Childcare Center (MAICC) is tucked away in a brown brick building in St. Paul’s Southern Hayden Heights neighborhood. It is the only culturally based Montessori-credentialed preschool in the city serving American Indian children. MAICC is a testament to the importance of multi-generational learning rooted in Indigenous practices, linking cultural and language […]

Metro Blooms: Cultivating Resilient Landscapes for Sustainable Communities in Minneapolis

Metro Blooms staff

Based in South Minneapolis, Metro Blooms is a community-based nonprofit rooted in environmental justice and stewardship. It engages diverse communities across the city to create resilient landscapes. With its commitment to solving environmental challenges with equity and inclusion, Metro Blooms has evolved alongside the neighborhoods it serves. The Mortenson Family Foundation began its partnership with […]