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Makida Abdulahi

Oromo-Jawi Elder and First Woman to Graduate High School In Her City

Born: Ethiopia
Heritage: Jawi, Oromo

Mohamed Barkhale

Somalia Native and Recent Immigrant

Born: Mogadishu, Somalia
Heritage: Somalian

Mohamed Essa

Somalian Immigrant and Community Worker

Born: Yemen
Heritage: Somali

Mahin Hashemi

Baha’i Refugee from Iran

Born: Iran
Heritage: Baha'i

Zlata Mucic'

St Louis Park Resident, Parent and Immigrant from Bosnia

Born: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Heritage: Bosnian

Bhavna "Bonnie" Balkrishna Shah

Computer Programmer from Gandhi's hometown

Born: Porbandar, India
Heritage: Asian Indian, Hindu

News & Events

Cashton, WI - 8th Grade Leadership will host a Cashton Community Celebration in honor of Mrs. Marian Sullivan Schwarz’s 104th Birthday at the Cashton Community Hall on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  

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.

Save Our History!

During 2017-2018, 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

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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