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    Founded in 2009, Minnesota Rising is the network of emerging leaders in Minnesota. Minnesota Rising works to build relationships, trust, and a shared vision for Minnesota, and engages emerging leaders and young professional groups to work toward that call both now and in the future.
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Register for the Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference!

Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership The Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10:00AM – 4:30PM at DLR Group in Minneapolis, MN. Hosted by and for emerging leaders, the Un/Conference will engage emerging leaders across Minnesota in an energizing day of innovative learning … Continue reading

Better, too

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos  “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.” -Paulo Coelho

You’re Invited: The Give Together Get Together

Minnesota Rising is delighted to co-host the “Give Together Get Together” in celebration of the 2013 Give to the Max Day! Join in on the fun at CoCo Uptown where you’ll enjoy food, cocktails, and entertainment amidst a crowd of emerging leaders who are proudly contributing to Minnesota charities. Your entry fee is your gift … Continue reading

2013 Un/Conference: Breakout Sessions Slate!

Announcing Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference Sessions! We put out a call for the best 50-minute presentations for and by emerging leaders on topics relevant to the Millennial generation and the 2013 Un/Conference theme of Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership, and we’re amazed and delighted by what our incredible presenters came up with. See below for … Continue reading

You’re Invited | AALF IX: The Covenant for Black Families

Join the African American Leadership Forum for their 9th bi-annual convening, “AALF IX: The Covenant for Black Families.” Featuring Marian Wright Edelman, the summit will engage community members in advancing the work of the AALF blueprint for action. See below for more details on the critical questions this event will explore! AALF IX: The Covenant … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Leadership in the Twin Cities: Our Networks. Our Future.

I’m delighted to be speaking at the first of the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) Thursday Night Issue Series in partnership with the Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP) Link-Up Sessions. As part of the theme of “Leadership in the Twin Cities: Our Networks. Our Future,” my panel-mates and I will speak to the topic of, … Continue reading

Build a new reality

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos  “You never change things by fighting existing reality. To change something, build a new reality that makes the existing reality obsolete.” -R. Buckminster Fuller

You’re Invited: Cooperatives = Community Development Conference

In August 1973, former Governor Wendell Anderson graced the cover of Time Magazine under the headline, “Minnesota: A State That Works.” And folks from CoMinnesota would likely add that Minnesota is a state that works – together! Join them at their upcoming Cooperatives = Community Development conference to learn about how cooperatively owned businesses have … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] October 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] October 2013 Happy Halloween! We are 16 days away from the Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership and despite today’s costumed and masked affair, urge you not to disguise your enthusiasm for this momentous occasion! Instead, check out the session schedule to figure out what conversations you’ll contribute to that day, tweet or … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Citizens League 2013 Civic Celebration

Join the Citizens League for their 2013 Civic Celebration and get a download from Susan Brower, the Minnesota State Demographer, and Laura Kalambokidis, the State Economist, on the state of the state, Policy and a Pint-style! You’ll also hear about the Citizens League’s 2013 accomplishments, vote on the slate of board nominees, and mingle with … Continue reading

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