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Our partners

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    The Backyard Initiative’s lead agency is the Cultural Wellness Center. Other partner agencies include:

    HOPE Community: a South Minneapolis non-profit organization that works with community residents to revitalize the South Minneapolis area through developing and renovating affordable housing and related public spaces and implementing community engagement programs.

    Portico Healthnet: a non-profit organization that helps Minnesotans find affordable health insurance and care.

    LISC-Twin Cities: a national organization dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities.