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Mai Moua holds a doctorate in leadership studies and is a consultant with Leadership Paradigms.

To engage immigrant volunteers, relationships matter

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WILLMAR -- The hospital volunteer coordinator was having trouble with her young Somali volunteers.

They would fail to show up when it was their turn on the schedule. They didn't call to let her know they weren't coming. The reason for their absence was often the same: a family commitment.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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