Tag: st. paul

Contracting with the Community

To connect with hard-to-reach communities, a Twin Cities agency diverted some of its consulting budget away from national firms and to organizations that already had those relationships.

Does ‘Innovation’ in Construction Just Mean Fewer Jobs?

“In community development, there are a number of different goals. The first goal, obviously, is to produce housing that is affordable and accessible, but we also have other goals around providing jobs for people.”

The ‘Minnesota Nice’:  A Culture of Collaboration

In and around the Twin Cities, there is a tolerance for process and building relationships to handle the pressing challenges facing neighborhoods.