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Mageen Caines, November 2012

Mageen Caines is a student, veteran, mother, activist, and thinker, currently enrolled in the school of public health at the University of Minnesota.  In this interview, she talks about the force that shaped her–teachers, librarians, parents, friends.  She discusses her experiences in the military and her work with veterans. Mageen was in the Army Reserve from […]

Peter Kerre, July 12, 2011

Peter Kerre moved from Minneapolis to Manhattan in 2010 to pursue his career as a nationally recognized DJ and as an information security specialist, but he knew that he needed to help out after the May 22, 2011 tornado that devastated his old neighborhood. Using a combination of Facebook and word of mouth, he organized some of […]

Jariland Spence, July 1, 2011

video podcast (302.2 MB) or audio file (.mp3 – 53.2 MB). Jariland Spence is pastor of God’s Prayer Center, which she founded in North Minneapolis in May of 2008. For the previous twelve years, Spence worked in her sewing and alterations shop on West Broadway and had a front row seat to the increasing murder, drug dealing […]