What’s New? September 2018

WELCOME BOUAKOU LO! We are happy to welcome Bouakou Lo as our new Administrator. She will support Hmong Museum through her superb administrative and organizational skills. Lo currently works at Hennepin County in Health and Human Services Department as an Administrative Assistant. She earned her BA in Sociology and Anthropology and completed her MBA at Concordia University […]

Child Interpreter

Many children of refugees who arrived in the 1970s to 1980s took on the reverse role of a parent. One of the many tasks that I remember growing up was reading legal documents and explaining it to my parents, filling out forms, interpreting at parent/child conferences at school, and talking to other adults on the […]

Starting a museum. How we did it.

With all the resources out there, one would think that starting an organization would be so straight forward.There are no nitty-gritty-getting-hands-dirty Buzzfeed styled step-by-step instructions. It really is trial by error experience. I’m no expert, nor do I have all the answers, but here is how I did it. Connect with people. Friends and family. These may […]