MHP’s EDI Hosts: A Housing Economic Development Workshop

MHP’s Emerging Developers Initiative (EDI) held a housing and economic development workshop for NW Minnesota and Tribal Nations in Crookston, MN this week: Where Are All Those Workers Driving in From and Why Can’t They Live Here? For more information on the EDI which supports the emergence and professional development of new housing developers from rural communities and Tribal Nations, contact Donald Googleye, Community Development Manager at

Panelists at the EDI Workshop in Crookston, MN

Mark Borseth, Community Development Consultant, City of Thief River Falls;

Karie Kirschbaum, Economic Development Director, City of Crookston;

Anna Sheppard, President, White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC);

Mitch Berg, Associate Director of UMC’s Veden Center for Rural Development;

Elizabeth Glidden, Deputy Executive Director, MHP