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Family Development News
Family Matters Blog — This interactive newsletter helps you stay up to date with events, programming, news, stories, and resources from Family Development and our partners.
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Children’s Mental Health
Extension CYFC Publications — Choose from updates from Lessons from the Field (children’s mental health workshops), Children’s Mental Health eReview, and the Cultural Providers Network.
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Learners (HBML) Blog — Get the latest on Extension CYFC’s collaboration with Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul.
Minnesota Financial Fitness Network (MFFN) — This network is composed of organizations dedicated to asset development and protection, as well as financial education of Minnesota families. The network aims to connect these organizations by sharing best practices, resources, and events in order to best support the financial well-being of Minnesota families.
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Food Access and Nutrition
Metro Food Access Network (MFAN) — This network leverages the collective capacity of its members to advance equitable access to healthy food for all Twin Cities metro residents.
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Minnesota Food Networks — Extension hosts a this monitored email list in order to help Minnesota Food Networks stay connected and share resources.
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Parent and Coparenting Education
Family Education Network (FEN) — Extension hosts this network through regional listservs and a Facebook page for professionals who work with families in Minnesota to connect and learn about strengthening families and school-age (K-12) parent education.