The Minnesota Department of Human Services today (2:30-4) is recognizing individuals who came to Minnesota as refugees and have made significant contributions in entrepreneurship, youth achievement and civic engagement.

“It’s really an opportunity to lift up some of those phenomenal stories of people who have resettled here in Minnesota and have just been able to build a better life and become a real part of Minnesota’s success story.”

Department of Human Services Commissioner, Tony Lourey. Nine Minnesotans are being honored as part of this Refugee Recognition Month.