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Participating in a Greater Vision for Minnesota

Learn more about copal and its work to build civic engagement In the Latinx community in this present moment.

Francisco Segovia, executive director of Communities Organizing Latinx Power and Action (COPAL), speaks about civic engagement, community connections and environmental justice as key components for their work with the Latinx community, especially in an election and Census year.

“Our job as a community is to participate in the larger vision of Minnesota,” Francisco says. “I believe that sometimes systems move fast without us. We need, as a community, to be able to articulate what we dream about and how we incorporate that dream into the larger picture. To achieve that, we have to organize ourselves and articulate this is what we want, so let’s build that together.”

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