Category Archives: Press

StarTribune Highlights Partner Agency Twin Cities RISE

  The StarTribune highlights partner agency Twin Cities Rise for writing the Minnesota Employers’ Fair Chance Hiring Guide, instructing employers on how to hire ex-offenders. The article also mentions other partner agencies, such as Emerge, Summit Academy, and Goodwill Easter Seals, that are also active in training ex-offenders for jobs. As 180 Degrees CEO Dan […]

Wealthy individuals, foundations and donor-advised funds should consider giving a larger amount now to effective nonprofits

By Joe Selvaggio and Don Samuels September 1, 2018 — 12:00am “If you’re not depressed, you’re not paying attention.” There’s a lot of bad news out there, including the growing gap between the working class and the rich. The Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank and other studies show the top 10 percent are getting richer every […]

Lights On! Featured on NBC Nightly News

NBC News visited the Twin Cities and did a story that focused on our Lights On! program.  Check it out yourself. NBC Nightly News: Minnesota Police Department Trying to Repair Trust with the Lights On! Program

Lights On! Featured in Washington Post Article about Philando Castile

  Photo by Matt Popovich on Unsplash On July 7, the Washington Post published an article titled “Two Years after Philando Castile’s Death, Programs Aim to Transform Relations between Police, Residents.” Read it here.     

St. Paul’s XL Feet has found traction selling large-sized footwear

JANUARY 3, 2018 — 12:02PM NEAL ST. ANTHONY • NEAL.ST.ANTHONY@STARTRIBUNE.COM Terry Domino of Hudson, Wis., purchased a pair of size 14 Dunham boat shoes from Adrian Coulter at XL Feet in St. Paul.   Adrian Coulter, owner of XL Feet of St. Paul, has trod fresh ground to provide shoes for men with big feet. […]

Drivers get repair vouchers instead of tickets for broken car lights

By Tim Harlow APRIL 18, 2017 — 12:51PM Charles Kingsley had finished his overnight shift as a security officer and was driving home on a recent weekday when he passed a police car heading in the opposite direction. The squad did a fast U-turn, came up behind him, flashed the lights and pulled Kingsley over […]