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VIEW: Three Stories of the Hard Kind of Love

What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?

  • 02/22/2021
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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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Putting the Healthy Into Sexuality

Montoya-Barthelemy is passionate about helping communities find a holistic approach to sexual and reproductive health. As she puts it, “Sexual health is life force.”

  • 11/26/2019
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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

Diversified workforce

We talk about Latinos as the workforce of tomorrow … but in policy-making there is limited intentional direction about how to engage those groups.

  • 11/01/2016
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Sen. Melisa Franzen: Tackling the status quo

Young Puerto Rican mother steps out of boxes in Minnesota Senate

  • 10/01/2016

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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Expand the ‘village’

Jennifer Godinez (Courtesy Photo) How will Minnesota “close the achievement gap”? Reaching the goal of racial equity in education and

  • 11/01/2012
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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