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Teach In: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina with Donna Bauer, Huy Pham and August Nimtz, 10/13/05

Donna Bauer was the Gubernatorial Appointee to the Legislative Commission to End Poverty in Minnesota. In her free time, she volunteers with Minnesota Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, NECHAMA, CERT and Rebuilding Together Twin Cities.

August Nimtz is a professor of Political Science and African American and African Studies at the University of Minnesota.  Among other works, he is the author of Marx, Tocqueville, and Race in America: The ‘Absolute Democracy’ or ‘Defiled Republic’ (Lanham, MD.: Lexington Books, 2003); “Cuba and the Lessons of Katrina.” MRZine: Monthly Review. Nov. 18, 2005; and “Natural versus Social Phenomena: Cuba and the Lessons of Katrina,”The Black Scholar. Vol. 36, No. 4 (Nov. 2006).

Huy Pham works with the American Refugee Committee.  For 25 years, the Minneapolis-based American Refugee Committee has provided shelter, medical care and education for millions of people in refugee camps in Africa, Asia and Balkans. The ARC went to assist in Louisiana shortly after Hurricane Katrina.

 


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