Communities

Understanding the Hmong story

Learn why the Hmong people immigrated to the United States in this short video created by Hmong Pioneers youth interns.

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Coming back to your community: A nonprofit aimed at Somali women pushes for empowerment, education

Photo: ThreeSixty

Walking through the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis, a long, winding hallway greets me. The lighting is dim and the walls are bare.

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Where is Dr. King’s call for ‘community’ today?

Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration)

There are several definitions for the word “community” according to Webster’s Dictionary.

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Native community welcomes new lacrosse star

Miles Thompson signs autographs for the youth in the Twin Cities Native American Lacrosse Club, who came to welcome him as he arrived in Minneapolis on Jan. 2. (Photo by Alfred Walking Bull)

Miles Giaehgwaeh Thompson, co-winner of college lacrosse’s top honor last year with his younger brother Lyle, arrived in the Twin Cities on Jan.

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Lyndale Year in Review

There was a lot going on in the neighborhood this past year.  Some highlights included having LNA leading the charge on Nicollet Votes, the continued growth of the ESL Program, graduating two

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New Phillips literary magazine to be unveiled January 29

“The Phoenix of Phillips”, a new literary magazine sponsored by the Semilla Community Arts program of St.

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Aldermanic Privilege, When it Works and When It Doesn't

The term "aldermanic privilege" has its origins in Chicago, but the principle is often applied here in Minneapolis as well.

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Phillips Aquatic Center set to become reality

The existing six-lane pool built in 1972 is without water or swimmers today because it requires updating of safety improvements such as the drainage device. Implementing modified “Option B” would add two lanes to this pool and an additional four lane warm water specialty pool. (Credit: The Alley)

It has been another whirlwind month of looking for money everywhere we can to deliver on our promise to bring EQUITY, ACCESS & the OPPORTUNITIES that swimming can bring to all in Min

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