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Said Salah Ahmed

Award-Winning Author, Playwright and Teacher

Born: Somalia
Heritage: Somali

Don Kodluboy

Swede Hollow Resident, Mentor and Psychologist

Born: St. Paul, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Koffi Mbairamadji

African Storyteller and Author from Chad

Born: Moundou, Chad
Heritage: Chadian

Leo Sonderegger

Went to the University of Nebraska. Conscientious Objector in World War II. Newspaper reporter and author.

Born: New York City, NY, United States
Heritage: European American

Gyatsho Tshering

Tibetan Scholar and Author

Born: Sikkim, China
Heritage: Tibetan

Chia Yang

Hmong Oral Historian & Author

Born: Laos
Heritage: Hmong

Sabina Zimering

Jewish Survivor of World II and Author

Born: Piotrkow, Poland
Heritage: Polish, Jewish

Save Our History!

Thank you for your many contributions on Give to the Max Day.

We can not do this work without you.


My heartfelt thanks to Larry Long and all the voices from which our history continues to generate encouragement, enthusiasm and wisdom.

Arlo Guthrie, Songwriter, Son of Woody Guthrie

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News & Events

Community Celebration of Place is partnering with Little Free Library on Saturday, May 21, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the first-ever Little Free Library Festival.

Join highly acclaimed author Kent Nerburn and Larry Long, Executive Director of Community Celebration of Palce for an evening of songs, stories and music.

During 2016, it is a primary program of Community Celebration of Place to transfer their collection into archives that will be open to the public for generations to come.

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