Regan Gonzalez (one last name: It’s Irish-Mexican) spoke with MinnPost about the rewards and challenges of running a fast-growing suburb, as well as her plans for a unique State of the City address next month.
Hennepin County is making the first steps to address some of the racial disparities in homelessness head-on, through a national program that will allow the county to benefit from other cities’ approaches to the issue.
CTUL was one of four organizations in the nation to receive the two-year grant from Partnership for Freedom, which seeks to confront the root causes that lead to both labor and sex trafficking.
Nine Hmong-American candidates have advanced through the primary and will be on ballots throughout the Twin Cities in November.
The stated goal of Village Financial on its website is to “serve the underserved Black community of North Minneapolis, who have been preyed upon and excluded from the traditional financial institutions.”
“Forced from Home” includes interactive simulations, virtual reality films, and a 360-degree video dome, all designed to raise awareness about the experience of refugees around the world.
Minneapolis was one of three cities in 2018 to receive funding for a position focused on fighting human trafficking.
“The main goal of this position is to bring parks to people and to make sure that everyone has access.”
Four days after the exhibit opened, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the so-called travel ban, which — among other things — suspends entry to the U.S. for immigrants from Somalia.
Pathways offers some 90 classes, from reiki to meditation to tai chi. All are offered for free. For those navigating the pain, stress, and expense of illness, it can be an oasis.
Up until a couple of years ago, if you wanted sambusa in the Twin Cities, you had to either make them yourself or go to a Somali restaurant.
Last year, Graywolf Press published just 34 of the 3,400 submissions that came its way.