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Ileana Mejia: Community Care

Reflections on How We Measure Our Value

  • 05/26/2020
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Anika Fajardo: Family Ties

Minnesota author shares from her book “Magical Realism for Non-Believers”

  • 05/26/2020
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2018 Changemaker: Maria Regan Gonzalez

Mayor-elect Maria Regan Gonzalez of Richfield grew up in two different worlds. One was her full-time home in Janesville, Wisconsin, where she and

  • 12/01/2018
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2018 Changemaker: Maria Regan Gonzalez

Mayor-elect Maria Regan Gonzalez of Richfield grew up in two different worlds. One was her full-time home in Janesville, Wisconsin, where she and

  • 12/01/2018

Patricia Torres Ray: Primed for power

“If you’re going to work with me, you’re going to have a big plan for the future.”

  • 10/02/2014
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Twin sisters, dual identities: Augsburg students Mayra and Miriam Medina Macias embrace two cultures

“Where are you from?” is generally an easy enough question to answer – unless you are Mayra or Miriam Medina

  • 01/01/2014
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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

  • 12/01/2010
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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

  • 12/01/2010

Crop tenders

“They [immigrants] are key to our workforce. …They work hard. They are well-liked workers and often they have family generations on the same farm.”

  • 06/02/2009

2008 Changemaker: Mujeres en Liderazgo

“When they first started, they were really shy, and really nervous about giving their opinion to the group. That has changed.”

  • 01/02/2009