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Salvador Mendoza

Father and Restaurant Worker

Born: Zapotlan del Rey, Mexico
Heritage: Mexican

Naima Richmond

Poet, Storyteller and Community Activist

Born: Milon, GA, United States
Heritage: African American

Joan Schadewald

First Nation Brothertown Elder and Cowgirl

Born: Redwood Falls, MN, United States
Heritage: Brothertown Nation

Betty Toy

Chinese Immigrant and School Volunteer

Born: Canton, China
Heritage: Chinese

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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