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WE ARE 2065

WE ARE 2065

South Minneapolis painter Joanna Hallstrom explores how the United States will be 54% People of Color by 2065 in portraits of 16 local students PHOTOS COURTESY OF JOANNA HALLSTROMAshre, 9, (at left) and Diane, 7, talk about their experiences of school, family and growing up. These hundreds of hours of audio were then cut down to about 20 minutes [...]

“Poverty NOT a barrier to success.” Banyan in East Phillips produces college-bound scholars

“Poverty NOT a barrier to success.” Banyan in East Phillips produces college-bound scholars

by Lauretta Dawolo Towns, Community Coordinator There’s a big reason to celebrate in East Phillips! Four high school seniors from the Banyan Community in South Minneapolis are going to college. So far, they have received a total of 16 college acceptance letters. The University of Minnesota, Yale University, Swarthmore, and Marquette [...]