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Associate Director East Side Freedom Library Organization Summary: The East Side Freedom Library was founded in 2014 in an historic Carnegie Library in St. Paul. “Inspiring solidarity, advocating for justice, and working toward equity for all” is ESFL’s mission,...

Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History

“Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History,” by Kate Havelin The last night of December, 1862, many African Americans North and South gathered in homes and churches, watching and praying for news they hoped would change their lives....

Freedom Rings at East Side Freedom Library!

“In something like the Miracle on Greenbrier Street the power of vision, passion and grit have transformed an abandoned public library building on St. Paul’s East Side. Phoenix-like, the once forlorn Carnegie Library is reborn as the East Side Freedom Library, a...