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Nov
17
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES Receives Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award
CLUES is proud to announce that it was selected this year as one of only two Twin Cities non-profit organizations to receive the prestigious 2020 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® […]
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Nov
13
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
HELP SUPPORT CLUES: GIVE TO THE MAX 2020!
Covid-19 has disproportionately affected Minnesota’s Latino community. Since mid-March, CLUES has responded with a Spanish language hotline, resource navigation, and referrals, and by distributing emergency financial assistance through the Latino Family […]
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Nov
2
2020
by
Guest
CLUES invites the Latino community to celebrate 'Dia de Muertos'
 This is a guest article from Aaron Johnson-Ortiz, Director of Arts & Cultural Engagement at CLUES. Every 1st and 2nd of November, many Latinos celebrate Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), […]
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Oct
23
2020
by
Shelby Blank
Senior Feature: Tania's Story - "I have a voice"
Graduation is always a special time at CLUES, but even more so this year. 2020 has brought many unforeseen challenges to its graduating class. We want to take the time […]
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Oct
20
2020
by
Guest
Everybody Knows Someone: What is #1 Thing You Can Do to End Domestic Violence
This is a guest article from Kellie Rock, Sexual Assault Advocate at CLUES. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men […]
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Oct
17
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES hosted telethon to support Latinos in need
CLUES in collaboration with Univision Minnesota hosted a telethon on Saturday October 17 to raise funds to help the Latino community overcome obstacles during these times of financial crisis. CLUES […]
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Sep
29
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES celebrates Latino Heritage Month by giving back to our community
This year CLUES has experienced an unprecedented level of care and financial support for the safety and well-being of the Latino families and individuals we serve. Through generous gifts and […]
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Sep
21
2020
September 22: National Register to Vote day!
This is a guest article from Camila Mercado Michelli, Advocacy & Community Building Project Manager at CLUES. During every election cycle millions of people find themselves unable to vote because […]
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Sep
17
2020
by
Guest
CLUES Launches Manualidades Cohort to uplift Latino cultures
This is a guest article from Aaron Johnson-Ortiz, Director of Arts & Cultural Engagement at CLUES. On Tuesday, September 15, CLUES kicked off our “Manualidades” program, a Latino arts and crafts class […]
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Sep
4
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) has Launched!
A new Housing Assistance program by Minnesota Housing is available for Minnesota residents who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to pay their rent or mortgage. The […]
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Aug
12
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Young women from Entre Mujeres program create a mural of their experiences as young Latinas
Today we celebrate International Youth Day! Here at CLUES we are proud to have many youth programs such as Entre Mujeres, which empowers young Latina high schoolers to recognize their […]
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Aug
5
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Welcome to our new website!
CLUES is thrilled to announce the launch of our new organizational website! Our new site was designed with community in mind and has a variety of features to make it […]
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Apr
30
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
RAINBOW OF HOPE AMONG CHILDREN BEFORE EL COVID-19
Hashtags such as #YoMeQuedoEnCasa and #StayHome have been spreading on social media to promote self quarantine and prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections. Now many families around the world are […]
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Apr
29
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO COUNT LATINOS IN MINNESOTA IN THE 2020 CENSUS?
  The 2020 Census will determine your state’s representation in Congress, inform how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds will be distributed each year, and provide data that […]
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Apr
23
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
THANK YOU HEALTHCARE WORKERS!
CLUES Youth in Action (YA!) and Teen Tech Center students and mentors gathered together, virtually, to raise their voices in support of the incredible dedication and sacrifice of healthcare workers […]
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Apr
22
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK SPOTLIGHT 2020: JUANA SANDOVAL
Today’s volunteer in the spotlight is Juana Sandoval! Juana is YA! Coach St. Paul since 2016. “Juana has gone above and beyond as a YA! mentor. She was matched with […]
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Apr
22
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK SPOTLIGHT 2020: DAVID WILLIARD
Today’s National Volunteer Week spotlight honors David Williard, who has served as Citizenship teacher since 2018. “David Williard did an excellent job leading our citizenship class on Monday evenings. David […]
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Apr
21
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK SPOTLIGHT 2020: DREW BECK
Today’s volunteer in the spotlight is Drew Beck! “Drew is a High School student who has been committed to serving at the Canasta Familiar program since its inception and kick-off. His […]
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Apr
21
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
NCVRW 2020 | A VICTIM’S PERSONAL STORY
NCVRW also commemorates the advocates that have driven the survivors’ rights movement over the years. This year’s theme is “Seek Justice — Ensure Victims’ Rights — Inspire Hope.” Due to COVID-19, many planned in-person events have been canceled. However, to commemorate the week, CLUES will be hosting a Facebook Live presentation on Thursday, April 23 at 4:00 pm recognizing the survivors in our community.
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Apr
20
2020
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK SPOTLIGHT 2020: ELIZABETH PULIDO
This week, April 19-25, is National Volunteer Week! Each day we’ll be sharing about the wonderful volunteers who make our work possible. Today’s volunteer in the spotlight is Elizabeth Pulido! […]
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Apr
3
2020
by
CLUES
CLUES PARTICIPANTS DONATE 2,000 SURGICAL MASKS TO HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
A cohort of 26 Latina women participating in CLUES’ Adelante Mujeres (Women Forward) financial empowerment program joined with other CLUES program participants and staff to produce 2,000 masks to support […]
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Feb
5
2020
by
CLUES
In memoriam of our beloved coworker José Rivera
CLUES is heartbroken to share that a member of our family, Jose Rivera, passed away yesterday due to complications from a lung condition. Jose became ill in October 2019 and […]
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Jan
30
2020
Get counted - Your participation in the Census 2020 is crucial!
The U.S. Constitution mandates that a census be taken every 10 years to count all people—both citizens and non-citizens—living in the United States. Participating in the census is in everyone's […]
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Dec
19
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Our elders make their mark at the CLUES Latino Art Gallery
Our senior participants are exhibiting the culmination of their art class designed in collaboration between CLUES and the East Side Arts Council’s Creative Connections for Seniors in the Latino Art […]
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Dec
16
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Al Niño Con Cariño Annual Toy Drive – a big success!
On December 13, 2019, CLUES Minneapolis hosted Al Niño Con Cariño, a memorable and fun-filled event that provided nearly 600 children a little extra cheer this holiday season.
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Nov
12
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES launches our Best Buy Teen Tech Center in Saint Paul
On Friday, November 8, CLUES and Best Buy celebrated the grand opening of the country’s newest Best Buy Teen Tech Center, located at CLUES’ Saint Paul Headquarters. Over 100 members of […]
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Oct
30
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
You are not alone! | Megan’s story
Last Friday, CLUES hosted a special event to talk about Domestic Violence. We were honored to be joined by Megan, who shared her story of surviving and starting over after […]
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Oct
25
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Bring holiday joy to families at Al Niño con Cariño
For some children in our community, the holidays can be a painful reminder of what they have to live without. During this season of joy, CLUES is promoting our annual […]
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Oct
18
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES celebrates Día de Muertos with a Community Altar
Unlike Halloween, Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is not meant to be a sad or frightening holiday, but rather an uplifting time to remember loved ones who have […]
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Oct
15
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Gala Latina 2019 was a smashing success!
On October 10, more than 600 business and community leaders gathered to celebrate Latino leadership and Hispanic Heritage Month at CLUES Gala Latina. The event was presented by CLUES and […]
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Sep
13
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Bienvenidos to our Art Gallery!
CLUES unveiled the CLUES Latino Art Gallery, an innovative exhibition space dedicated to presenting multidisciplinary art, performance and public programming by Latino artists. The gallery’s inaugural exhibition, VisualizArte, opens September […]
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Aug
21
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Visiones - Latino Youth Film Screening Night
On Tuesday, August 20, CLUES hosted a screening at Metropolitan State University to showcase short films created through this summer's Visiones Latino Youth Film Program.
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Aug
5
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES Mural Apprenticeship Program Now Open!
CLUES is accepting applications to our new Latino Muralism Apprenticeship program, an intensive and immersive program that will cover all aspects of muralism, from its history and sociopolitical context to […]
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Aug
1
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
CLUES Inaugurates new expansion that will extend its reach and services in St. Paul
CLUES hosted a Ribbon Cutting Wednesday, July 31, to welcome partners and donors to its new expansion doubling the size of its headquarters building on the East Side of Saint […]
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Jul
16
2019
by
Jessica Pleguezuelos
Gabino's story - "The people you meet today will impact you for the rest of your life."
Graduation is a special time of year at CLUES. It’s a time to reflect, to celebrate and to look forward to all that the future holds. Many of our youth […]
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