Getting Out The Vote


Sandy’Ci Moua and Yaomee Xiong, of CAPI USA, which is located at 37th and East Lake Street in Longfellow, meet with “PH” Copeland, of the YWCA to plan a Get Out the Vote campaign as the elections near. Both organizations are concerned with encouraging new citizens and people of color to exercise their votes.
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Photo: Jane Strauss

Conversation Circle


Sarah and Carlos chat during another E. Lake St. Library Conversation Circle which takes place from 1-3pm every Sunday from Sept. 7–Nov. 30. Conversation Circles are open to all who are interested in practicing their English in an informal, volunteer-led setting. Conversations take place at a handful of Hennepin County Libraries including the one on E. Lake Street. Call 612-543-5669 for more information in English or, in Hmong, 612-543-8845; in Somali, 612-543-8756; in Spanish, 612-543-8510.

Photo: Guthrie Byard