On June 1st, 2014, educators Peter Rachleff and Beth Cleary, supported by a board of directors, formally launched the East Side Freedom Library. A Knight Arts grantee, this new institution is housed in the former Arlington Hills Library building through a 15-year lease with the City of St. Paul. The organization’s goal is to provide resources to support educational and cultural programs that reflect the neighborhood’s historic character as a home to immigrant workers, build bridges among its current residents, and raise its visibility in the Twin Cities. Read the full article here.

Propaganda art at the East Side Freedom Library.

Propaganda art at the East Side Freedom Library.

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