Community

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Will Minnesota Measure Racism?

The value of comprehensive data collection

  • 06/08/2021
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The Collaborative Energy in Granite Falls

The community of Granite Falls (pop. 2,897) is on the banks of the Minnesota River. The town was settled on

  • 06/07/2021
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Revitalization, With Language and Childcare

Lead for Minnesota is a program that recruits, trains, and places recent college graduates around the state into two-year paid fellowships in or near their home community. There are currently 24 fellows in the 2020 class placed around Minnesota. Here are two of them.

  • 05/25/2021
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Why I Am Reclaiming Community

For decades, money has been leaving our community. We are going to bring it back.

  • 05/25/2021
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Building a Better Twin Cities

“We have learned how to make lemonade out of lemons.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Queer Health & Relational Healing

The sex education that youth are typically taught in schools is not comprehensive. It often focuses on abstinence only, which

  • 05/25/2021
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An Essential Ingredient for Rural Connection

If it were profitable, internet providers would be serving more communities.

  • 05/24/2021
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Discovering Small Town Equity

“Many of them grew up adopting the negative narrative that there are no opportunities or equity in small towns. That is not true. This work is flipping that narrative.”

  • 05/13/2021
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Making Mischief

“Being able to ride the bus and see graffiti I knew was done by my friends that acknowledged our existence — this reminder to everyone that these buildings we are writing on are built on our land due to decades of genocide and forced attempts at assimilation — that was healing and empowering.”

  • 04/23/2021
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Outer Experiences

There is, however, another layer to the mission: explore what it means to be a Black Minnesotan.

  • 04/23/2021
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Reflections Through Photography

I approach a scene as a historian, aiming to find a universal truth or feeling in a scene or moment.

  • 04/23/2021
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The Partnership of Migizi & Du Nord

“We are all related, and that is how we will rebuild.”

  • 04/22/2021