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Said Salah Ahmed

Award-Winning Author, Playwright and Teacher

Born: Somalia
Heritage: Somali

Sandy Belkengren

Richfield School Board Member and Volunteer

Born: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Paul Bengston

All-State Wrestling Coach & School Board Member

Born: Owatonna, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Carol Bray

Born: Princeton, MN, United States
Heritage: European American
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Stanley Brown

Harlem Boys Choir Member & School Teacher

Born: Harlem, NY, United States
Heritage: African American

Alice Cooper

School Teacher & Daughter of a Sharecropper

Born: Crawford, MS, United States
Heritage: African American

Rolanda DeShield

Bank Teller and Liberian Civil War Survivor

Born: Monrovia, Liberia
Heritage: Liberian

Ken Dragseth

Vietnam Veteran and School Superintendent

Born: Madison, SD, United States
Heritage: European American

Carrie D’Andrea

Therapist, Teacher and Daughter of Well-known Research Scientist

Born: Rochester, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Jean Fountain

African American Businesswoman, Freedom Rider & Volunteer

Born: VA, United States
Heritage: African American

Bob Hallett

Born: Glenwood, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Tom Keith

St. Anthony Village High School Principal

Born: Cudahy, WI, United States
Heritage: European American

Miriam Lay

Chinese-Cuban American and Teacher

Born: Havana City, Cuba
Heritage: Cuban-Chinese American

Mary Medved

Irish Slovenian-American and Foster Parent

Born: Golden Valley, MN, United States
Heritage: Irish Slovenian-American

Connie Morgan

Teacher and Missionary Who Grew Up in Africa

Born: WA, United States
Heritage: European American

Ralph Peralez

An Organizational Psychologist and storyteller who grew up in Pompey’s Pillar, Montana.

Born: Pompey’s Pillar, MT, United States
Heritage: Mexican

Patricia Sequeira

Teacher & New US Citizen

Born: Calcutta, India
Heritage: Asian Indian

Johnny (Way-sa-quo-nabe) Smith

Anishinabe Ojibwa Instructor and Keeper of the Drum

Born: Red Lake, MN, United States
Heritage: Ojibwa
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Steve Xiong

Hmong Refugee from Laos & Bilingual Education Teacher

Born: Laos
Heritage: Hmong

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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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