EPCON: The Engaged Philanthropy Conference

The 4th annual Engaged Philanthropy Conference is almost here! Seeking to bring together the state’s most innovative social entrepreneurs with social investors to create solutions to our pressing social problems, this year’s theme of “Better Together,” will ring loud and clear. Come together with other thought leaders and changemakers to make Minnesota better yet! EPCON: … Continue reading

The answers come

Photo Credit: WildMind “As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.” -Joan Baez

TedxTC Event: Food: Only If, If Only.

It’s spring in Minnesota. We are tending to our rural fields and community gardens, shopping the farmers markets in the cities and suburbs, and eating while the eating’s fresh! Thus the timing for the next TedxTC event, Food: Only If, If Only, which poses the question, “What are your thoughts on the future of food?” … Continue reading

Christian Elder Memorial 900 to support Kids ‘n Kinship

Every day marks a new beginning. Today is no different. The Christian Elder Memorial 900-mile bike ride sets off today, kicking off a cross-country bike ride to raise awareness and funds for Kids ‘n Kinship, a mentoring organization in the south metro of the Twin Cities! Check out the Riders’ Bios and be sure to … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Catalyst Youth Board

The first full class of the Catalyst Youth Board is graduating from high school this year and takes with them lifelong memories, best friendships, and having made a difference on tobacco and obesity prevention work in Minnesota. Kudos! We’re on the lookout now for the next group of young changemakers on these critical health issues; … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Great Plains Young Professional Summit

Even as we gear up for the second annual Minnesota Rising Un/Conference (save the date for October 2011), our neighbors to the northwest are gathering young professionals from across the Midwest to enhance their skill sets, instill community engagement values, and diversify their networks during a two-day conference in June. Learn more about the Great … Continue reading

What it enables

Photo Credit: FotoSearch “We do not exist for ourselves alone, and it is only when we are fully convinced of this fact that we begin to love ourselves properly and thus also love others. What do I mean by loving ourselves properly? I mean, first of all, desiring to live, accepting life as a very … Continue reading

Happy Hour with NOSH for Open Arms of Minnesota

If you missed last night’s Moveable Feast to benefit Open Arms of Minnesota, don’t fret. You’ll have another chance next week to dine out for the cause. Join NOSH, the young professionals of Open Arms of Minnesota, for happy hour at Moto-I, and you, too, can be a Problem Solver! Please join NOSH for a … Continue reading

Give & Take: Seward Neighborhood

At the last Give & Take, I shared that I know how to drive a stick shift and I want to learn how to play Hearts. What do you know and what do you want to know? Bare it all, and find someone to help or help you out at the upcoming Give & Take! … Continue reading

Pillsbury United Communities Interpreting Agency (PUCIA) Open House

¿Hablas espanol? Parlez-vous français? Ông có biết nói tiếng Anh không? If you don’t, Pillsbury United Communities Interpreting Agency (PUCIA) does! A translation and interpreting agency for more than 20 languages, PUCIA is excited to announce its Open House next week. You’re invited to mix and mingle with PUCIA interpreters and staff at this free … Continue reading

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