Refugee Community

Health

The hardships faced by refugees in rural meat-packing communities intensifies daily

The impact the economic crisis has had on the refugee community in central Minnesota is significant. The major layoffs at the end of 2008 resulted in a number of refugees that are still out of work. After their employment benefits … Continued

Politics

Hope in the Making, Somali Americans Run for School Board

The most recent primary election was quite extraordinary for a new group of Americans who live in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. For the last 10 or so years, school issues have been a big topic of discussion for the Somali and … Continued