Young Men Commit to Change: EMERGE Celebrates the North 4 Banquet

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Madeline Graham

The North 4 participants with their completion certificates.

On Friday, February 6th, EMERGE celebrated the achievements of the most recent group to complete the North 4 program.


Mall of America, where civil liberties go to buy

The Black Lives Matter Minneapolis protest in December. Jason Foederer via MPR and Bluestem Prairie.

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Black History Month not enough

While an effective promotional tool, important discussions about race should be frequent.

The Black Student Union at the University of Minnesota is a student group that serves


Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota on Israel

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota formed a December 13th panel to discuss their journeys as Jewish people to speak out on behalf of Palestinian rights in Israel at. From the left:  Marc Trius, Allan Malkis, Marisa Katz, Ilana Rossoff and Andy Berman. The forum was sponsored by Women Against Military Madness and Middle East Peace Now.



My Day at School

I spent most of Monday in what felt like a sea of first graders.


Happiness at Work

On-site exercise equipment. Paid volunteer time. A wall of baking tools you can borrow. These may sound like the perks some flush tech companies extend to their engineers.


Students, Parents, Teachers Celebrate Public School Choice

It was quite a bipartisan celebration. From Brainerd, Crystal, Golden Valley, Forest Lake, Princeton and the Twin Cities, students and adults danced, sang and spoke at a meeting in St.


Parents: Raise Your Children to be Artists and Entrepreneurs

From the book, Excellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz:

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