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Mar 1, 2018

We are Generation Listen

We're here to connect new, younger, and more diverse audiences to Minnesota Public Radio, and to play a key strategic role in community-building and content development in service of MPR's mission “to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby enhancing the lives and expanding the perspectives of our audiences, and assisting them in strengthening their communities.”

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Meet The Generation Listen Advisory Council

Meet our current advisory council by photo and three key descriptive words. They’ve brought their passion for MPR and know-how to help bring our mission to life.

Lauren Buckley
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Lauren Buckley, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Lauren Buckley
Connector, Provocateur, Life-long learner

Habi Bussa
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Habi Bussa, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Habi Bussa
God First, Oromo, Dreamer

Kayla Da
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Kayla Da, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Kayla Da
First generation American, Iowa native, Guy Fieri aficionado

Andrea Duarte
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Andrea Duarte, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Andrea Duarte
Analyzer, Bubbly, Creative

Chee Hallowell
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Chee Hallowell, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Chee Hallowell
Inquisitive, Engaged, Uncomfortable

Alla Hassan
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Alla Hassan, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Alla Hassan
Muslim, Writer, Highly melanated

Paulina Hoong
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Paulina Hoong, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Paulina Hoong
Advocate for equity, Politics nerd, Artistic innovator

Abdul-Hafeez Nakumbe
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Abdul-Hafeez Nakumbe, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Abdul-Hafeez Nakumbe
Creative, Introspective, Ambitious

Ellen Squires
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Ellen Squires, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Ellen Squires
Learner, Runner, Music nut

Eden Teller
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Eden Teller, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

Eden Teller
Curious, Pragmatic, Enthusiastic

July Vang
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July Vang, MPR Generation Listen Advisory Council

July Vang
Changemaker, Maximizer, Creator

Not pictured:

Siddharth Dani - Curious, Imaginative, Creative

Nicole Juan - Community, Connecter, Change-maker

Gen Listen Coordinators

Annie Anderson
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Annie Anderson, Engagement and Inclusion Manager, MPR Generation Listen Coordinator

Annie Anderson
Feminist, Empath, Extrovert

Marcheta Fornoff
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Marcheta Fornoff, MPR News Producer and MPR Generation Listen Coordinator

Marcheta Fornoff
Human, Journalist, Introvert