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Telegraph Herald: I’m a Dubuquer — and so are you

I’ve said it with pride all my life. “I’m a Dubuquer,” I’d say, when people ask me where I’m from or how I ended up here. By that, I meant that I grew up in Dubuque. Sure, we’ve all heard the newcomers’ lament that you have to be fourth-generation to really claim the title of Dubuquer. […]

I’m a Dubuquer – and so are you

Opinion Piece by Amy Gilligan, Telegraph Herald I’ve said it with pride all my life. “I’m a Dubuquer,” I’d say, when people ask me where I’m from or how I ended up here. By that, I meant that I grew up in Dubuque. Sure, we’ve all heard the newcomers’ lament that you have to be […]

Inclusive Dubuque Partners with National Storytelling Initiative to Highlight Marshallese Individual in Dubuque

The Inclusive Dubuque Network recently collaborated with Clarke University social work student Suzie Stroud to bring a national storytelling initiative, the Facing Project, to Dubuque. The Facing Project is a national nonprofit organization connecting communities through storytelling. After learning about the Marshallese population in Dubuque through one of her classes, Stroud thought the Facing Project […]

Inclusive Dubuque Network to Host a Series of Community Conversations

The Inclusive Dubuque Network is planning a series of Community Conversations to provide residents a safe space to discuss creating a community where everyone is respected, valued and treated fairly. More than 70 community members attended the Network’s first conversation in December 2016. “December’s meeting gave people a chance to test the waters, and I […]