Voices From the Latino Community—Arts, Culture, and Economy

The primary focus of programming created in partnership with the Chicano Latino Affairs Council consists of five related video projects that convey the contributions of Minnesota's Latino community to the arts, culture, and economy of our state.

Absent Narratives: St. Paul's West Side
Explore the history and development of St. Paul's West Side into a thriving business center of Latino culture and commerce through a series of video segments featuring past and present members of the community.

Absent Narratives: Minneapolis' Mercado Central
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.

Absent Narratives: Voices from Greater Minnesota
Learn how Latino residents in greater Minnesota are helping to revive and create local culture and business opportunities. Hear firsthand from individuals within the Latino communities of Duluth, Northfield, St. James, Rochester, and Willmar.

Latino Arts: A Community Vision
Learn from twelve of Minnesota's finest Latino artists how they convey a vision of a Minnesota future enriched by Latino culture during this one-hour documentary.

Latinos, Business, and the Arts
Hear from distinguished business and arts leaders from Minnesota’s Latino community about the contributions Latinos and Latino culture are making to the state.

Learn more about the partnership with the Chicano Latino Affairs Council and Voices from the Latino Community.