Jana Kooren

Jana was born and raised in North Dakota. She moved to Minnesota to attend Hamline University. She graduated in 2004 with a dual degree in Social Justice and French. She worked in Las Vegas and Saint Paul in the social service sector before coming to the ACLU-MN in June of 2006. She currently lives in Saint Paul with her husband and two children.

Articles by this author

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Philando Castile Should Still Be Alive
Philando Castile should still be alive. Mr. Phil (as he was known at school) worked at my son’s elementary school in the cafeteria. My son started pre-K this fall at the tender age of four. First thing he did every morning was walk in and get breakfast. He had never eaten in a cafeteria — he didn’t...
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