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Keeping the dream alive

January 31, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Warren C. Bowles delivered a chilling performance as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Mixed Blood Theatre production, Dr. King’s Dream, at Alexandria Technical and Community College on Tuesday night. Continue Reading

Alexandria man honored for trying to undo racism

February 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Steve Pederson of Alexandria has been named the 2012 Facing Race Ambassador for Greater Minnesota by The St. Paul Foundation’s Facing Race initiative.
As part of its ongoing effort to create a more equitable, just and open community, the foundation’s anti-racism initiative created the award to recognize people in the region who are committed to building a community in which everyone feels safe, valued and respected. Continue Reading

Gaining insights into other cultures

October 14, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Residents in the Alexandria area gained insights into other cultures during a celebration called “Building Community Through Understanding.” Continue Reading

A diverse event

September 30, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Diversity Resource Action Alliance (DRAA) is hosting a community celebration, Building Community Through Understanding, on Saturday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue Reading