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Building Bridges: Interning for Fe y Justicia

Building Bridges: Interning for Fe y Justicia

My internship with Fe y Justicia has been filled with diverse encounters and meaningful experiences. I have been granted the incredible privilege of connecting with a wide range of individuals. Working for a female-led team in college, I am no stranger to the amazing...

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Jack and Jamal: Part 1

Jack and Jamal: Part 1

They were just two, tiny, 7-year-old boys on the school playground..their first day of the 2nd grade:) Jack was skinny, with long flat hair that flapped around in his ocean blue eyes. He felt that his long hair was annoying, but his gramma said that his eyes, together...

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About Me: Unite Cloud’s 2023 Summer Intern 

About Me: Unite Cloud’s 2023 Summer Intern 

Welcome readers to a glimpse into my journey—I, Dana Alcala, was born to the daughter of Mexican immigrants, Efrain, and Rosa Alcala in Salt Lake City, Utah. From a young age, I had this thirst for knowledge and so my curiosity propelled me to explore different areas...

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Reading and Listening for Justice: Introduction

Reading and Listening for Justice: Introduction

Reading has always been something I enjoyed. When I was a kid in Brazil, I gravitated more toward comic books, choose-your-own-adventure books, and some YA novels. After college and graduate school, reading became part of my job. I started reading a lot of...

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Opportunities for Somali-Speaking Job Seekers

Opportunities for Somali-Speaking Job Seekers

Somali-speaking job seekers in the Greater St. Cloud Area who need help with a job search can count on the Immigrant Services program of Career Solutions and Friends of Career Solutions. This program, funded by the United Way, takes the job search task on the road to...

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The Academic Curriculum is a Racial Battlefield

The Academic Curriculum is a Racial Battlefield

The United States educational system is a major social institution in sorting and preparing people for different social locations in the social hierarchy. It is a formal institution whose central purpose is to promote white-dominant cultural beliefs about how and why...

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Legal Name Changes in Minnesota

Legal Name Changes in Minnesota

Not every transgender or nonbinary person wants to change their legal name, but for those who do, it is often a critical step in their transition. It’s not only validating to have legal documents that reflect their identity and chosen name—it’s a matter of improving...

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