Category Archives: Minnesota Policy, Legislation, and News

Community members gathered at Pancho Villa on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to have an open discussion about Minnesota immigration reform — its history, its present, and its future. The power of immigrants Keynote speaker Peter M. Reyes, Jr., national president of the HNBA, started with an overview of the change in landscape. He cited the 2012 election as a turning...
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RESET Education is a conversation-starter. RESET Education is a set of strategies championed by The Minneapolis Foundation, which many believe could transform education. The Foundation is hosting a series of Minnesota Meetings to get community members talking — discussing education, what it means to have equal access, and looking at how education is or isn’t serving young people. A personal perspective John...
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Joyce Preschool participated in the 2011 InCommons challenge and was selected as a winner of the Minnesota Community Pride Showcase! In the proposal, Joyce described how its diverse team of volunteers strengthens our literacy work with the children. As a winner of the challenge, Joyce was awarded $500, a beautiful wooden plaque, and a silver Minnesota state medallion. Additionally, we...
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