• Hennepin County Donations Drop Offs

    COVID-19 crisis donations needed in Hennepin County Hennepin County has created drop-off locations for items needed to protect people responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Staff working in quarantine operations, as first responders, in public health, and in clinics and hospitals are running low on supplies that keep them safe and help them continue their work protecting our community. Priority items needed include: Protective face wear – N95 or N100 respirators, PAPRs and surgical masks Nitrile gloves Tyvek coveralls Tyvek foot covers Eye protection (wrap arounds or chemical splash) Drop off sites, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation
3000 North Second Street
Minneapolis, MN 55441 Adult Correctional Facility
1145 Shenandoah Lane North,
Plymouth, MN 55447 Southdale Library
7001 York Ave. South 
Edina, MN 55435   Read More
  • History in the making: recognize, honor and celebrate WWII Chinese veterans in 2020

    Approximately 20000 Chinese American men and women served in every theatre of WWII defending American values.  They exhibited patriotism and valor despite the existence of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and acts of discrimination.  Of all WWII Chinese American veterans, an estimated of only 500-1000 are alive today. The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) and the National Chinese American Citizens Alliance Community Involvement Fund spearheaded the Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project, a “national campaign to identify, honor and recognize the efforts and accomplishments of all Chinese Americans who served in the United States Armed Services in World War II.” Through advocacy and public outreach, the project has ensured that Chinese American achievements and contributions of the ‘greatest generation’ will never be forgotten.  Beginning with bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives in May 2017, the bills for the passage of the Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act passed the Senate in September 2018 and the House in December 2018.  President Donald Trump signed it into law on Dec. 20, 2018, whereby the U.S Mint and project representatives set about designing the medal. When will the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony happen?  The CAWW2 Congressional Medal design has been completed and is awaiting final approval from the Secretary of the Treasury. Once approved by Secretary Mnuchin, Congress will set the date of the Medal Ceremony, which we anticipate will be held in Spring 2020. What do you need to do now?  If Read More
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