SATURDAY: Majority Leader Winkler, DFL legislators to meet with Worthington community members ahead of school referendum
St. Paul, Minn - On Saturday, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and Reps. Aisha Gomez, Fue Lee and Jay Xiong will travel to Worthington to discuss the November 5 school referendum with the immigrant community and local officials. Tuesday’s vote will be the sixth time in as many years that the school district will ask voters to approve funding to expand the schools.
What: Worthington community events ahead of November 6 school referendum
Who: Reps. Ryan Winkler, Aisha Gomez, Fue Lee and Jay Xiong, local elected officials, community leaders
When and where: Saturday, November 2
The school referendum was profiled in a Sept. 22 Washington Post article, which highlighted the tension between some white residents and the immigrant community in Worthington, which has received more unaccompanied minors per capita than almost anywhere else in the country.