ND Compass provides and promotes the use of credible data to improve the quality of life in North Dakota.A project of the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University, ND Compass provides reliable and consistent information needed by North Dakota’s community, policy, organizational, non-profit, and business leaders who must plan for the future in an environment of continuous change. More >
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The educational attainment gap between adults living above and below the poverty level continued to widen in 2016 in North Dakota.
Alexandre Cyusa came to the Fargo-Moorhead area in the fall of 2010 to attend Concordia College. Originally from Kigali, Rwanda, Cyusa has lived in Switzerland, Ethiopia, Guinea, and France. His traveling experiences have helped him in making this world a smaller and simpler place to live in. He currently works for Folkways and is interested in community development and nurturing global citizenship. In this article, Cyusa highlights Folkways, a Fargo company founded on the belief that compelling culture instills a sense of belonging in a community, and their community-building projects.
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Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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