Join Headwaters Foundation for Movement Building at the Riverview Wine Bar!

Thanks to Megan Powers for the heads-up on the upcoming Movement Building conversation on empowering communities through collective action, featuring Keesha Gaskins of the League of Women Voters Minnesota! See the posting below to RSVP for this event or save the date for future gatherings. Empowering Communities Through Collective Action Though we live in a … Continue reading

A rising tide raises all boats

“No American is ever made better off by pulling a fellow American down, and every American is made better off whenever any one of us is made better off. A rising tide raises all boats.” -President John F. Kennedy PARALLEL POSTS Wanderlust Let it spring from love A Whole New World: Happy Birthday, Sara!

Now Hiring: Citizens League Budget Project Policy Intern

Citizens League Policy Intern: Budget Project (part-time, contract position) The Citizens League, a St. Paul-based nonprofit that builds civic imagination and capacity in Minnesota, is hiring a Policy Intern for a 3-month (October-December 2010) project involving the state budget. This is a paid, part-time, contract position with the bulk of the work occurring in October … Continue reading

Politics with a Purpose: How the 2010 gubernatorial election affects communities of color

I’m proud to be serving as a co-host for the upcoming Politics with a Purpose: How the 2010 gubernatorial election affects communities of color, organized by the Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP). See below for the stellar cast of community leaders slated to discuss political and civic engagement and to register for what will … Continue reading

Why you should attend the Un/Conference.

Are you getting excited for Minnesota Rising’s Un/Conference Saturday, November 13? Watch this video of leader Diane Tran to see what she is especially excited for at the conference! Save the Date for Minnesota Rising’s Un/Conference! from Diane Tran on Vimeo. Keep up to date with registration for the conference on the blog, as we … Continue reading

Apply today for a $1,000 Mini-Grant from Catalyst!

I recently had the opportunity to provide leadership development training to the Catalyst 2010-2011 Youth Board and was incredibly impressed by the thoughtfulness, passion, and energy of these young people who will no doubt create powerful change to bolster the health of their communities in the coming weeks and months ahead. What about you or … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: 2010 Lisbon NATO Young Atlanticist Summit

Looking for a brief autumn getaway with a purpose? Consider joining other young professionals’ in Lisbon, Portugal for the Young Leaders Summit concurrent to the 2010 NATO Summit in mid-November. See details and application below for a chance to hone your diplomacy and international relations skills! From November 19-20, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal will be the … Continue reading

Minnesota Rising Un/Conference 2010: Request for Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Minnesota Rising Un/Conference The Minnesota Rising Un/Conference will be hosted on Saturday, November 13 at CoCo in St. Paul. The conference will consist of 3 sessions with 3 break-out session options for attendees during each session. The planning committee is now accepting proposals for presentations. We are looking for presenters to present … Continue reading

2010 Gubernatorial Candidate Conversation hosted by the Citizens League, the LEAD Project, and Bring Me The News

It’s that time of year again; when the air grows crisp, yellow buses truck schoolchildren between home and class, and when it’s time to register and educate voters before the Tuesday after the first Monday of November in even-numbered years (also referred to as Election Day). Numerous election resources exist, ranging from the League of … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Minnesota Judicial Council Committee for Equality and Justice

I recently received this posting below from a colleague, with an open call to serve on the newly approved Minnesota Judicial Center Committee for Equality and Justice. See below for a description of the work of this body, and to further peruse other opportunities for public service in the state of Minnesota, see the Secretary … Continue reading

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