Nafi Soumare

Nafi Soumare

Nafi is an intern reporting for the Minnesota Reformer. Her interests in reporting include social justice, reform, and issues in the Minnesota education system.

Minneapolis transfers land back to Red Lake Nation, which will build treatment center, community garden

By: - September 21, 2023

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced plans to transfer city-owned land in south Minneapolis to the Red Lake Nation Thursday. The land, consisting of a single-story building and a small outdoor space, is set to become a treatment center and community garden for Natives suffering the effects of the opioid epidemic.  Cheri Goodwin, executive director of […]

Brooklyn Park inpatient facility gets 30 new beds amid mental health crisis

By: - September 20, 2023

PrairieCare, a psychiatric health system with nine Minnesota locations, unveiled the expansion of its inpatient care facility in Brooklyn Park on Wednesday, providing some much-needed relief to an overwhelmed mental health system.  With legislative approval, the expansion added 30 new beds for adolescent psychiatric patients.  Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, said lawmakers backed up […]