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We are an online only multimedia outlet that highlights Minnesota’s many diverse Latino voices. Our voices will reach you through written articles, podcasts, video and social media. We will reach you mostly in English and sometimes in Spanish.

Meet Aya & Alycia

Howdy, I’m Aya. When I’m not hanging out in my Hogwarts painting,  you can find me writing a myriad of thrilling articles for NewPrensa. As a second-generation Minnesotan resident with Nigerian roots, I was rarely exposed to positive stories with people who had similar backgrounds as me. NewPrensa is my chance to curate local BIPOC news for folks who are looking for a different perspective here in Minnesota.

Outside of NewPrensa, you can find me on the trails camping, hiking, or mountain biking. Playing guitar, or curled up reading a book.

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Hi, I’m Alycia, communications specialist at NewPublica and half of Aya & Aly. I co-write NewPrensa and work on a variety of other projects at NewPublica. Growing up as a white presenting Puerto Rican woman who also identifies as a lesbian, representation was hard for me to find. With no intention to speak for or represent all people, I look forward to the opportunity to continue to bring BIPOC focused, local news to members of the Twin Cities community.
When I’m not working on NewPrensa, you might find me on a field coaching lacrosse, whipping up a vegan dish, tie dying in my backyard or digging through racks at a thrift store. 



MN Faces New COVID-19 Restrictions

MN faces new restrictions as COVID cases increase – ➡️ More on new MN’s COVID guidelines, 🚨 the latest on election news, and 🎁 Latinx businesses to support this holiday season

Issue 133: MN faces new restrictions as cOVID cases increase

On Wednesday, Governor Tim Walz announced new restrictions due to increasing numbers in the pandemic. Learn about these restrictions, plus more, in this week’s newsletter.

Issue 132: what's up with the election?

What’s up with the election? – 📢 MN local election results, 👭 Latinx women take office, 🇺🇸 the presidential election, 😷 and the lasted with COVID

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