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The Minnesota Caravan of Love

This blog post was written by IARP intern Allie Harris. On an unseasonably warm winter day in Minneapolis, over 5000 people gathered to show love. The MN Caravan of Love was a march in solidarity with immigrants, refugees, and all those impacted by the new travel restrictions. I am honored to have been a part  Continue Reading »

Iraqi refugees cope with horrors of war in Minnesota filmmaker’s new project

For the past several months, filmmaker Nathan Fisher and IARP have worked with Iraqi refugees in Minnesota to help them produce videos telling their stories. The guiding principle has been to allow the Iraqis to tell their own stories and to focus on what they want to tell Americans. The films will be featured at  Continue Reading »

Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers Annual Celebration: Occupy Live

Occupy Live! Building a World That Works for All Occupy displays: 6:00 pm Presentation: 7:00 pm Tickets: $5.00 Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers Date: Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church 511 Groveland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, 55403-3223 MAP

Images of Hope: IARP and Maple Grove Arts Center to Present Contemporary Iraqi Artworks

Almost a decade after the United States invaded Iraq, the effects of war and occupation remain: deaths of loved ones, violence, and destroyed infrastructure. Yet there is also hope. In a new exhibit presented by IARP at Maple Grove Arts Center, young Iraqi artists bring attention to both the lasting devastation of war and hope for the future.

Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration

Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration February 23 to March 25, 2010 Katherine E. Nash Gallery Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455 Art has the responsibility to help society deal with its hidden conflicts and contradictions…to imagine what could exist and give it shape…open up a space for critical thinking.  Continue Reading »