You’re invited: Kids ‘n Kinship’s 40th Anniversary Gala!

As a former board member for Kids ‘n Kinship, I’m delighted that the organization will soon be celebrating its 40th anniversary of matching children with positive adult role models and friends. Join in for a lovely dinner, a Silent Auction to support mentorship efforts in the South Metro area, and a moving program of impact … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Solar Arts Building Ribbon Cutting

Given the success of the Tap Room opening at Indeed Brewing a few weeks ago, I doubt don’t that the Opening and Ribbon Cutting of its home, the Solar Arts Building, will also be met with great fanfare next week. Drop in for refreshments, tours, and to celebrate the promise of urban renewal and a #brightgreenfuture for … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Teach an EXCO class!

If you’re craving a thrill at the phrase “back to school” akin to the time when you were still riding a big yellow bus, consider the opportunity to teach an EXCO class this fall. You can share what you’ve learned in the time since your letter grade report cards, support access to education for lifelong … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Diversity, Inclusion, and You: An Open Space Conversation

YNPN Twin Cities is looking to co-create some space around the differences that make a difference in our work, lives, and communities. They’re looking for a few good folks to help host and hold that space at their event tonight, “Diversity, Inclusion, and You: An Open Space Conversation.” Might you be one to take part, … Continue reading

Who we become

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos  “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.”   -Oprah Winfrey

You’re Invited: MINN Happy Hour at Salut!

The Minnesota International NGO Network’s second happy hour of the summer spans geographies, moving across the river to St. Paul and to the French cuisine found at Salut. Travel with them to take advantage of our waning summer evenings and beaucoup happy hour specials. Now that the Olympics are over, you can refresh your knowledge … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Connect For Health Forums

The Connect for Health Challenge is hitting the road to encourage building social connectedness in communities across Minnesota! See below for their upcoming meetings in Rochester, Duluth, and the Twin Cities, and join the lunchtime conversations to explore how social connections influence health. You’ll simultaneously be learning about and participating in the social ties that strengthen community … Continue reading

You’re Invited: TORCH Community "Creating An Artropolis"

In the season of crop art and butter sculptures at the Great Minnesota Get Together, Torch Community invites you to learn how the arts create, connect, and inspire our communities. Be ready to mix and mingle, get creative with language (what exactly is an Artopolis?), and have a dramatically good time at the Acoustic Campfire … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Minnesota Rising 2012 Un/Conference: Leveraging Expansive Leadership for Our Minnesota

The Minnesota Rising 2012 Un/Conference: Leveraging Expansive Leadership for Our Minnesota will be hosted next month on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 10:00AM – 4:30PM at the DLR Group offices in Minneapolis, MN! Join us there, and also consider submitting a session proposal for review. Minnesota Rising is seeking proposals from emerging leaders for 50-minute breakout sessions and 4-minute … Continue reading

Editing ourselves

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “A great deal of energy goes into the process of fixing and editing ourselves. We may have even come to admire in ourselves what is admired, expect what is expected, and value what is valued by others. We have changed ourselves into someone that the people who matter to us … Continue reading

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