You’re Invited | LiFe LaB: Find Your Formula for Change

Living life well can be a form of art. YNPN-TC supposes that there may be a bit of science to it, too. If you’re feeling stuck in your career or have goals but are unsure what to do next, you’re invited to attend their upcoming Life Lab event to find your formula for change! See … Continue reading

The power of generosity

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “If you knew what I know about the power of generosity, you would not let a single meal go by without sharing it.” -Buddha

You’re Invited: Caucus and Convention Training!

2012 is a big year. It’s the Citizens League’s 60th Anniversary, the Centennial Celebration for my alma mater, the College of St. Scholastica, and of course, a presidential election year. In order to make sure you’re prepped for the Republican and Democratic caucuses coming up in the next couple of weeks, The White House Project … Continue reading

Survey Invitation: Engaging Millennials in Workplace Health and Wellness

Here at Minnesota Rising, we try to make it possible to share what you’re up to, have your voice heard, and help others out. Following is an opportunity to tackle all three objectives in one fell swoop; you can share your opinion in an anonymous survey to support Nicole’s graduate research project to determine what … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Citizens League Emerging Leaders "Civic Trivia Happy Hour"

Do you know when Minnesota officially gained statehood? Or how many governors we’ve had? Or what laws and policies have helped shape this place we call home over the years? I can’t be too sure what questions will be asked tonight during the Citizens League Civic Trivia Happy Hour, but I don’t doubt you’ll regardless … Continue reading

You’re Invited: MINN’s Chinese New Year Happy Hour!

Happy Lunar New Year! Gong hay fat choy! Chuc mung nam moi! There’s lot to look forward to as we celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. Join the Minnesota International NGO Network to cheers the occasion. Here’s wishing y’all good health, fortune, and happiness in the year ahead! MINN’s Chinese New Year … Continue reading

Look always forward

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos Take a deep breath of life and consider how it should be lived…. Call nothing your own except your soul. Love not what you are, but only what you may become. Do not pursue pleasure for you may have the misfortune to overtake it. Look always forward: in last year’s … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Setting the Mark: For Me and Minnesota Workshop

It’s that time of year to be thinking about New Year’s Resolutions and Minnesota Rising invites you to an interactive workshop focused on personal leadership development and goal-setting in the context of community. We’ll come together with ideas, questions, and people who can challenge us to reflect on what we want out of life, clarify … Continue reading

[2011 Un/Conference] Laura Zabel Keynote: Love something, do something

@LauraZabel, our Minnesota Rising 2011 Un/Conference keynote tweeted us the other week with a blog post based on her speech, and we agree with Joe Spencer that her message is brilliant! Check it out, and in 2012, may you: love something, do something! love something. do something. Posted by Laura Zabel on January 04, 2012 … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context

As GreaterMSP and other regional partnerships would portend, there is a value to connecting across neighborhoods and locality for greater cooperation and collaboration. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Department will be hosting the second event in their Connecting to Market Series: Neighborhoods and Housing Markets later this month. The topic of comprehensive … Continue reading

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