Explore Contributions from Minnesota’s Latino Community

Voices From the Latino Community

Explore Contributions from Minnesota’s Latino Community

During the 2009-2011 Biennium, the Minnesota Humanities Center’s collaborated with the Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs (formerly Chicano Latino Affairs Council) to convey the contributions of Minnesota’s Latino community to our state through five related video projects. These projects document and amplify the significant contributions the Latino community is making to cultural and economic opportunity statewide.

Discover the unique history of the Mercado Central, a Latino retail business cooperative on Minneapolis’ East Lake Street, through a series of brief videos featuring individuals who were active in its development.

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Learn from 12 of Minnesota’s finest Latino artists how they convey a vision of a Minnesota future enriched by Latino culture during this one hour documentary. This is a co-production of the Chicano Latino Affairs Council, the Humanities Center, and tpt’s MN Channel.

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