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May 28th

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Asian Media Access awarded a CDC grant under Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Initiative

Asian Media Access awarded a CDC grant under Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) InitiativeOn Sept. 25, CDC announced new funding awards, supported in part by the Affordable Care Act, to all 50 states and D.C. to support cross-cutting programs to prevent and control chronic diseases—the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Chronic diseases are responsible for 7 of 10 deaths among Americans each year, and they account for more than 80% of the $2.7 trillion our nation spends annually on medical care. In all, 193 awards totaling nearly $212 million (first-year funding) are going to states, large and small cities and counties, tribes and tribal organizations, and national and community organizations. Asian Media Access is one of the three Minnesota awardees under the CDC's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Initiative.
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YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities helps youth at risk to overcome barriers, achieve self-sufficiency and thrive

YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities helps youth at risk to overcome barriers, achieve self-sufficiency and thrive Forty-six percent of the homeless people in the state of Minnesota are age 21 and younger.
Youth homelessness has jumped 63 percent in Minnesota since 2009.
On any night in Minnesota, 4,000 youth are...
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SPACC receives grant to provide emergency services to families in St. Paul community

SPACC receives grant to provide emergency services to families in St. Paul community The Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) is a recipient of a $10,000 Target grant to support the Department of Indian Work Emergency Services program. This program has served families for more ...
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Open house for plans near METRO Blue Line Extension stations

Open house for plans near METRO Blue Line Extension stations A community open house in North Minneapolis on Wednesday, November 12 is the next major opportunity for the public to be involved with planning the areas around the stations for the proposed METRO Blu...
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How to help a loved one get through a tough time

How to help a loved one get through a tough time (StatePoint) Whether self-induced or unavoidable, there are a host of pitfalls that life can throw one's way, and everyone faces a crisis at some point in his or her life. When it happens to a friend ...
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