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Registration Open: Announcing the 2011 Catalyst Summit!

Last month, I was fortunate to spend some time with the Youth Board members of Catalyst, a statewide movement of young people based in Minnesota working on healthy eating and fighting the tobacco industry. In between cooking competitions and rock climbing, we also managed to work out their plan for hosting the 2011 Catalyst Summit … Continue reading

Registration Open: 16th Annual Leaders of Today and Tomorrow Conference

Join the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for their 16th Annual LOTT Women’s Leadership Conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters Education Fund. The one-day event will take place in Rochester, MN this year and is a great excuse for a spring road trip just 1.25 hours down south of the Twin Cities! Yours … Continue reading

Congressman Keith Ellison to speak on "The Generosity of Inclusion"

What the world needs now is love, sweet love. And the belief that everybody counts and everybody matters. Join Representative Keith Ellison, from Minnesota’s 5th, and most culturally and ethnically diverse, congressional district to hear his proposal that a politics of generosity and inclusion is a practical, realistic, and economically viable approach that is more … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Headwaters Foundation Focus Groups

Got an opinion and want to share it? Good news! The Headwaters Foundation for Justice is hosting several focus groups over the next couple of weeks to learn what kinds of issues interest young professionals and members of communities of color in the Twin Cities, and what kind of messaging resonates with them. If you’ve … Continue reading

Use only what you need

Photo Credit: Osocio “If you want to make a difference on the planet, this is it: Have nothing in your home or life that you do not know to be useful, believe to be beautiful or know that you will strive to keep in your life forever.” –Natalie Chanin PARALLEL || POSTS Grace Barefoot in … Continue reading

The Inside Scoop: A Bipartisan Discussion with Legislative Leaders

Minnesota politics have flip-flopped again in this last election cycle and the Citizens League is hosting a bi-partisan conversation with legislative leaders about how they’re getting their House (and Senate) in order. Join Senator Geoff Michel (R-41) and Representative Melissa Hortman (D-47B) to discuss what work needs to take place in the next 2, 4, … Continue reading

YNPN-TC 2011 Emerging Leaders Network Lunch Series

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Twin Cities (YNPN-TC) recently announced their topics for the 2011 Emerging Leaders Network Lunch Series and if you haven’t been able to made it to one yet, you’re in luck, because the next one is tomorrow! These free and informal lunches allow for exploration of a relevant topic … Continue reading

TORCH Community "Spirits of Diversity" Tasting Event

Torch Community knows how to recognize and celebrate diversity in all its forms. And of course, how to make it a fun time! Early bird registration for their March 3rd shindig, entitled “Spirits of Diversity” Tasting Event, ends tomorrow. So sign yourself up for a good time and a chance to learn more the importance … Continue reading

The 19th Annual Blake Diversity Symposium with Dr. Johnnetta Cole

The days are growing warmer, the sun is out, and love is in the air (remnants from Valentine’s Day). To allow the feeling of re-birth and inspiration to linger, stop by early at tonight’s 19th Annual Blake Diversity Symposium to hear from ground-breaking leader, Dr. Johnnetta Cole. And of course, keep the chocolate within arm’s … Continue reading

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