‘To talk about DACA, I must talk about families, parents, and supporters.’

To talk about Dreamers, to talk about DACA, I must talk about their families, parents, and supporters. To talk about Dreamers is to talk about butterflies…that migrate in groups…that represent beauty and fluidity that I hope each of us can be more like when we talk about DACA, Dreamers, and their families and supporters. In […]

#imadubuquer

Not too long ago, I participated in the I’m a Dubuquer campaign–some of Y’all may have heard of it. If you haven’t, go check out www.imadubuquer.com! This project was a joint effort by the Telegraph Herald and Inclusive Dubuque to share what our city looks like; I have been pretty impressed with this initiative so far. […]

Our opinion: Widen definition of ‘Dubuquer’

Telegraph Herald Editorial Board Bob Dylan wasn’t kidding. The times, they really are a-changin’. If you grew up in Dubuque more than a couple decades ago, you’ve probably remarked about how your hometown has changed over the years. Most of it has been for the better when you consider riverfront development, a stronger and more diversified […]

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 […]

Could You Survive One Month Living in Poverty?

It is difficult for those of us who have enough to truly understand the situations that families living in poverty experience every day—the decisions they have to make, and the fears and frustrations they feel. We invite you to walk a mile in the shoes of those facing poverty by participating in the Community Action […]