In Search of Asia: 2010 Minneapolis/St. Paul Asian Film Festival

Next week marks the first-ever Minneapolis/St. Paul Asian Film Festival. Join in on Friday night, October 29, at St. Anthony Main Theatre for the FREE Asian Film Fest Preview Screening of the martial arts biopic IP MAN at 9:30PM (seating on a first-come, first-served basis).See you at the movies! IN SEARCH OF ASIA – The … Continue reading

Strategy for Good Workshop: Call for Nonprofit Participants

Thanks to Jean Nitchals of Network Buzz for linking us up with this information (cross-posting below) requesting nonprofit participants during the 2nd Thinkers & Makers, LLC Strategy for Good Workshop on Saturday, November 6, 2010. The workshop intends to pair nonprofit leaders with brand and marketing strategists from agencies around the Twin Cities in effort … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Serve on City of St. Paul Boards and Commissions

Are you or someone you know looking for opportunities to engage and learn more about Saint Paul issues? Mayor Coleman is currently seeking applicants for a wide variety of boards and commissions. Details for each committee, including meeting times and location, are on the website. Appointments will be made next month and into December. Please … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: University of Minnesota Board of Regents

Do you you love the Golden Gophers? Respect that the U of M is one of the largest land grant institutions in the nation? Consider educational institutions and access to education part of what has made Minnesota so great? This opportunity may be for you: Applications Sought for University of Minnesota Board of Regents The … Continue reading

What love looks like in public

Photo credit: iNeedMotivation “Justice is what love looks like in public.” –Cornel West PARALLEL POSTS A rising tide raises all boats Wanderlust Let it spring from love

Announcing Jefferson Awards for Public Service Youth Service Challenge

The Jefferson Awards for Public Service have recently expanded their programming and work to the Minnesota region. An active leader in the United Way Emerging Leaders with a solid history of volunteerism, Tarcy Thompson is just the woman to make this program work for students in Minnesota and for the civic health of our communities. … Continue reading

Register for the Citizens League 2010 Annual Meeting

The Citizens League’s annual bash is back again! After the long election season, gather together with active citizens of all stripes for the big celebration and to help figure out what work there is next to do to build common ground for the common good in Minnesota! Annual Meeting and Civic Celebration Wednesday, November 10thDoors … Continue reading

Preview the great sessions at the Minnesota Rising Un/Conference!

Guest Post by Tanya Schmitt The Minnesota Rising Un/Conference is less than a month away! There is a great lineup of sessions planned that will be led by conference participants. With an afternoon planned to be a forum to learn from one another, representatives from Network Partner organizations have prepared breakout sessions that will be … Continue reading

Leah Lundquist will be at the Minnesota Rising Un/Conference! Will she see you there?

Are you getting excited for the Minnesota Rising Un/Conference on Saturday, November 13? Watch this video of emerging leader, Leah Lundquist, to see what she is especially excited for at the conference! Leah Lundquist on the Minnesota Rising Un/Conference! from Diane Tran on Vimeo.

Minneapolis YWCA 8th Annual It’s Time to Talk Forums on Race

Hearing Anna Deavere Smith speak at the 2006 It’s Time to Talk Forums on Race luncheon was extremely inspirational. Deavere Smith had conducted hundreds of interviews with diverse community members following the aftermath of the L.A. riots, and had the uncanny ability to perfectly impersonate a Korean shop owner or an African American male elder, … Continue reading

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