Twin Cities Hmong community seeks help in closing achievement gap

Advocates from Minnesota’s Hmong community want to ensure their children are not left behind as legislators continue to tackle the state’s well-publicized achievemen

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Residents of East Phillips want less industrialization, more green jobs and space for the community.

Residents and City Council members gather at the East Phillips Community center to discuss alternative uses for the Roof Depot in the East Phillips neighborhood. The Roof Depot has been a controversial site where City officials propose building a water yard in an already over industrialized, residential area.

MINNEAPOLIS: In January, 2015, The City of Minneapolis inquired on a plot of land located between The City Hiawatha Public Works facility and Smith Foundry in the South Minneapolis neighborhood of

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Bill could boost funding for Somali youth

Ka Joog aims at  motivating Somali  youth "to take part in the civil aspects in our community and to pursue a higher education."

The funds would go to a partnership between the U and a nonprofit group.

 

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Backers push for vote on driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

High interest an undocumented immigrant driver’s license bill was apparent as a standing-room only crowd packed into the basement hearing room of the State Office Building March 25 for a meeting of the transportation committee. Photo by Andrew Von Bank

Maria Negreros says she risks breaking the law each day to drive her children to preschool.

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Backers push for vote on driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

High interest an undocumented immigrant driver’s license bill was apparent as a standing-room only crowd packed into the basement hearing room of the State Office Building March 25 for a meeting of the transportation committee. Photo by Andrew Von Bank

Maria Negreros says she risks breaking the law each day to drive her children to preschool.

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We Are Your Neighbors: Things You Might Not Understand about New Immigrants

A map of Ethiopia.

By PM English Level 5/6 Class at the English Learning Center

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Voice of East African Women seeks to open understanding between Somali community and Hennepin County Law Enforcement

Photo from Voice of East African Women

This past Thursday, around three-dozen Somali community members gathered in the auditorium of the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis to engage with the Hennepin County Sheriff.

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