Ogema, MN—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 6) - Barb dedicates her work life to ensuring that all children receive high-quality early childhood and child care services. She has worked for the White Earth Nation for 27 years.
Morton, MN—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 6) - Cheyanne is a citizen of the Lower Sioux Mdewakanton Indian Community and a descendent of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. She maintains close ties to both cultures and communities.
Minneapolis, MN—Lori Saroya co-founded the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Minnesota (CAIR-MN), the state's only Muslim civil rights and legal advocacy organization, when she was a senior in college.
Minneapolis, MN—As imam of Masjid An-Nur in North Minneapolis, Makram El-Amin’s work extends beyond the 200 families who call the mosque their spiritual home to include the neighborhood and to touch on diverse issues of crosscultural u