Reportback | Millennial Leadership: "Different by Design" World Cafe

Minnesota Rising’s Cascading Conversation Tour: “Our Minnesota,” has revealed many different and interesting ideas about “What’s next for Our Minnesota.” In efforts to dig a little deeper into some of the emerging values and visions, Minnesota Rising hosted a World Café, entitled Different by Design, to further explore Millennial leadership and potentially classify some of the … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals Summer Social

What some call the ceiling you can make into your ground floor. Join the Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals on the rooftop at Seven Sushi for a Summer Social event to connect with other local emerging leaders. Enjoy the downtown views, food and beverage specials, and a chance to drink in the summer air from … Continue reading

Meeting place

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”  -Frederick Buechner

You’re Invited: "New Structures for New Times" Conference

In an era of working smarter, not harder, Greater Twin Cities United Way is hosting “New Structures for New Times: Leadership for a Strong Nonprofit Sector” to provide insight and guidance related to mergers and nonprofit restructuring. Showcasing local thought leaders, national experts, and the release of new research, this event will benefit not only organizations … Continue reading

You’re Invited: YNPN Twin Cities Summer Picnic Potluck

Food for thought. And conversation! Food provides opportunities for gathering and generosity, is a powerful catalyst to spark personal and cultural stories, and makes people and stomachs happy! Enjoy your food in all these ways and more by joining YNPN Twin Cities for a potluck-style picnic in the park this weekend. Bring your own dish to share and an … Continue reading

You’re Invited: SMBMSP #47 – What’s Next for Nonprofits & Social Media

My good friend and former high school classmate, Lindsi Gish, is the brains behind the operation at this month’s SMBMSP, focused on what’s next for nonprofits. Join her and the savvy panel of nonprofiteers she’s assembled, each of whom is working to leverage social media analytics for continued growth and engagement of their organization’s members … Continue reading

You’re Invited: MINN Summer Happy Hour

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is making the global local and hosting their Summer Happy Hour at the only sake brew-pub outside of Japan. Join them at Moto-i for a chance to connect with other globally-minded emerging leaders, learn about MINN’s work to engage and support international development practitioners, and of course, toast to the summertime … Continue reading

Our possible impact

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “The majority of us lead quiet, unheralded lives as we pass through this world. There will most likely be no ticker-tape parades for us, no monuments created in our honor. But that does not lessen our possible impact, for there are scores of people waiting for someone just like us … Continue reading

You’re Invited | TORCH Community 2012 Intern Event: Building a Solid Foundation, One Block at a Time

Minnesota Rising is pleased to again be part of Torch Community’s Intern Event, which seeks to engage young interns in the Twin Cities community and social scene. Featuring Melvin Tennant, CEO of Meet Minneapolis, and Jeremy Wells of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners, as well as dozens of local young professional and emerging leader groups, attendees are … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Citizens League Summer Policy Series

In the heat of the summertime and the heart of the election cycle, the Citizens League Summer Policy Series offers a refreshing take on addressing meaningful policy topics without the political partisanship. Session topics range from taxes, energy, health, and other areas where Citizens League members are making a difference for Minnesotans. Attend one or all … Continue reading

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