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Activated Voices: Making History

June 20, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Young Minnesota workers face more obstacles than ever before—mounting student debt, a tight job market, declining wages, and in some areas lack of affordable homes.

In this installment of Activated Voices, we talked to a Minnesota worker and activist who sees an historic moment in the ongoing economic struggles facing the middle class. Heather Hemmer is a child support officer in Minneapolis, and was active with Occupy Minnesota when it launched in summer 2011.


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