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Kathy Mouacheupao

Kathy Mouacheupao is the Program Officer for Creative Placemaking with the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (TC LISC). She supports community organizations that leverage arts and culture in the development of cultural corridors throughout the Twin Cities. She was awarded a Bush Leadership Fellowship in 2011 to research the Hmong diaspora with a focus on the impact of the arts on the evolving culture. Before the Fellowship, Kathy was the Executive Director for the Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT). She has been hosting HmongFM on KFAI Community Radio since 2007 and currently serves on three organizational boards: the Hmong Museum, a newly incorporated organization that recognizes and acknowledges the intersections of all things Hmong; the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC), a nonprofit that increases access to the arts in 7-county metropolitan area communities by providing information, organizational support and grants and; the MN Association of Museums, which exists to provide a forum for individuals who work in and with museums throughout the state.