Foster peace: A small town in northwestern Minnesota celebrates its diversity

“The road toward peace starts in our own neighborhoods and communities,” said Johanna Christianson, a Dutch immigrant who has made


Story time : Children’s literature expert, Karen Nelson Hoyle, on women’s themes in storytelling

People come from all over the world to see the Kerlan Collection of Children’s Literature at the University of Minnesota,


Memory maps: Mona Smith finds stories about the past in order to create a better future

Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota storyteller and media artist Mona Smith is creating a memory map of the bdote area of the


2010 Changemaker: Silvia Pérez Sánchez

Organizer in Powderhorn neighborhood creates community for Latina immigrants This past summer, a tired, lifeless lot in Minneapolis’ Powderhorn neighborhood


Art for change CoverArtist:Tammy Ortegon’s art has something to say

If you’ve been to the corner of 34th and Cedar or the corner of 38th and Grand in Minneapolis you’ve