Summer 2017: Giving + Learning Opportunities

Originally posted on Giving + Learning:
Giving + Learning offers drop-in tutoring every Saturday and Sunday from 4-6 pm at the WE Center (15-21st Street South, Fargo, Suite 102).  All learners are welcome: English language learners, citizenship test preparation, driver’s permit test preparation, GED test preparation.  We have materials to support all these activities, and experienced…


Originally posted on African Soul, American Heart:
Conflict has riveted our attention, commanded our news outlets, thrust its way into our conversations, confused and divided us on an international, national, local, and personal level. It’s front and center, and we can’t seem to look away or to come together to find solutions. That isn’t to…

New Americans, a long view and the labels.

I had the pleasure of writing an introduction to a fabulous issue of On Second Thought, the magazine of the North Dakota Humanities Council.  The issue has a mix of personal narratives and scholarly-yet-accessible pieces about New Americans.  In North Dakota, we try to be cognizant of the fact that about 95% of us are […]