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2014
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Since 2000, Jacquie Berglund has had one thing on her mind: Turning beer into food.

2014
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Imagine a candidate forum at the peak of a tough mayoral campaign in a major metro area where not two, not three, but as many as six candidates thought they had a chance at victory.

2014
Bush Fellowship

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 understanding, home ownership

2014
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Nimo Farah knows the power of storytelling. As an artist, she wants to affirm and empower the leadership potential of young Somalis through stories that pull from Somali tradition and culture.

2014
Bush Fellowship

Grand Marais, MN — As a Cook County Commissioner, and former mayor of Grand Marais, Minnesota, Sue Hakes knows that rural communities are wrestling with big challenges that require strong leaders.

2014
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — As Jessica Jackson sees it, hope is an essential, tangible life tool. But for many in the African-American community, particularly youth who have experienced tragedy, violence and disparity, hope has given way to hopelessness.

2014
Bush Fellowship

Minot, ND — Like most communities in Western North Dakota, Minot has seen a dramatic influx of residents due to increased oil production.

2014
Bush Fellowship

West St Paul, MN — Maureen Ramirez started working at the University of Minnesota in 2001 in Latino student recruitment. She quickly saw how the system worked against students, particularly those who were undocumented, and was determined to act.

2014
Bush Fellowship

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.

2014
Bush Fellowship

Fargo, ND — Michael Strand fears our technology has compromised our ability to tackle complex challenges. Issues that could easily be resolved through conversation are now recast as "zero-sum" games with a clear "winners" and "losers.

1984
Bush Fellowship
Dellwood, MN
1984
Bush Fellowship
Lead, SD