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Eleanora "Ana" Cananda

Survivor of the Civil War in El Salvador

Born: El Salvador
Heritage: Salvadorian

Jose Gonzalez

Mexico Native and Jack-of-All-Trades

Born: Yautepec, MOR, Mexico
Heritage: Mexican

Harry Jenkins

Ex-Chicago Gang Member & School Security Guard

Born: Chicago, IL, United States
Heritage: African American

Valerie Valme

Jamaican Fashion Designer & Salesperson

Born: Kingston, Jamaica
Heritage: Jamaican

Angela Wedgeworth

Single Mom and Medical Student

Born: Richfield, MN, United States
Heritage: Caucasian

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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