Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Humphrey Alumni appointed to Young Women’s Council


Melisa Franzen (MPP ’03), Kristin Beckmann (MPA ’03), Ilhan Omar (policy fellow), Jennifer Reed (MURP ’08), and Patricia Torres Ray (MPA ’04), have been named to the Young Women’s Initiative Council as part of the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota (YWIMN). YWIMN will bring together nonprofits, businesses, and government to improve equity in outcomes for young women in Minnesota. Read the press release here.

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Peterson White featured on KSTP News

Jessica Peterson White (MPA ’11) was featured on KSTP News regarding the City of Northfield becoming a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. Peterson White is currently a Northfield City Councilwoman.

Read the news article here.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mehta interviewed on MPR

Neeraj Mehta (MPP ’03) was recently interviewed by MPR for his expertise on gentrification and its economic impact. Mehta is the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs director of community programs.
Listen to the MPR story here.

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Asche featured in MinnPost

Kelly Asche (MPP ’12) was featured in MinnPost on December 5th in an article refuting that Minnesota’s small towns are dying. Asche is the program coordinator of the Center for Small Towns, based at the University of Minnesota Morris.
Read the MinnPost article here.