Minnesota Public Radio features by Caroline Yang http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31053 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:00:25 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Caroline Yang http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Photos: Return to tradition on White Earth Reservation in fight against poverty, hunger Poverty in Minnesota is on the rise. But census numbers released in September show poverty hits some groups harder than others -- including American Indians. On the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, tribal officials estimate up to 50 percent of American Indians live below the poverty line. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/10/04/poverty-hunger-white-earth?refid=0 Tue, 04 Oct 2011 08:00:00 -0500 Photos: Youth hunger and homelessness in Minnesota Homeless youth in the state -- whether in shelters, couch hopping, or on the streets -- struggle to get enough to eat. Food shelves and meal programs offer help, but some youth have to use their own survival skills to get by. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/09/03/the-face-of-hunger-youth-homelessness-in-minnesota?refid=0 Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Photos: Hunger in Kanabec County With an unemployment rate of 10.1 percent -- among the state's highest -- Kanabec County has many people in need, some for the first time. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/08/18/ground-level-hunger-kanabec-county-photos?refid=0 Thu, 18 Aug 2011 03:00:00 -0500