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Editor’s Note: Katie Hunt is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Jaycees, a statewide, volunteer-run, membership organization that develops young leaders through community involvement. This is her first guest blog post for InCommons, and it originally appeared on the collaborative blog Leadership and Community.
T is for Ten…
Ten community leaders between the ages of 18-40 years old will be honored this December at an annual recognition banquet hosted by the Minnesota Jaycees. That’s only ten out of approximately 1.6 million Minnesotans who are eligible for the honor!
O is for Outstanding…
Editor’s Note: Nancy Fasching is the senior administration and grants officer at the Southwest Initiative Foundation, a rural regional community foundation dedicated to advancing southwest Minnesota through leadership, relationship building, program development, and philanthropy. This article is reposted from the Bush Foundation’s Courageous Leadership blog.
Editor’s note: Connie is the manager of Running Wolf Fitness Center, a collaboration with the Native American Community Clinic and the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, to better serve the community’s overall health and fitness needs. This is her first guest blog post for InCommons.
The Phillips neighborhood is one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Minneapolis. Not only does it boast the largest urban American Indian population in the U.S., but it is also home to sizable groups of African, Asian and Latino immigrants. As such, community leaders in this neighborhood strive to meet the needs of everyone who lives here, with varying degrees of success.