[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] May 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] May 2013 Earlier this month, we celebrated our 4th birthday with some of our best friends at the Minnesota Rising Fail Lab: Failing Into the Future. We played games (Jenga!), drew pictures, and collectively reflected on the things we’ve learned from our stumbles and climbing over the years. Failure teaches us empathy, patience, … Continue reading

You’re Invited: MCN 2013 Nonprofit Leadership Conference

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits 2013 Nonprofit Leadership Conference will be a meeting of minds, people, and sectors. “Leadership Intersections: Crossroads for Public and Nonprofit Collaboration” will explore historical public-nonprofit partnerships, current trends for community impact, and the future for nonprofit and government collaboration. Read on for more details about the event, registration, and scholarships! … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Ashoka Twin Cities Solutions Forum 6

More money, more problems? More like: no access to money is a big problem. In fact, an estimated 54 million U.S. adults are excluded from access to formal financial credit systems. The upcoming Ashoka Twin Cities Solutions Forum will feature two changemakers who are creating new approaches to include everyone in the formal economy. Register … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Torch Community: The Happy Hour Effect

Summer days are on their way, and Torch Community invites you to an event to help you minimize your stress and maximize your life in the sunny days ahead! “The Queen of Stress Relief” herself will be on hand to present The Happy Hour Effect and lead an interactive Life Mapping exercise. See for yourself … Continue reading

Go home and love your family

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” -Mother Teresa

You’re invited | YPOTC Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity

Looking for a way to get outdoors while making someone’s day? Sign up for YPOTC Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity, and spend a summer Saturday engaging in clean-up and landscaping with members of the Habitat Young Professionals Network. You’ll get to network while doing some yard work! You are invited to the following event: YPOTC … Continue reading

You’re Invited: May MYPEG Happy Hour at Gandhi Mahal

The May MYPEG Happy Hour features Katie Eukel, a dear friend and social innovator. Read on for her bio, and RSVP to hear about how she contributes to making a difference for the environment outside of the typical 9-5! We can’t always turn our passion for environmental issues into paying work – but that doesn’t … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: The Millennial Trains Project (MTP)

Want to take your great idea national? The Millennial Trains Project, departing August 8, is your chance to literally share your vision from coast to coast. Over the course of ten days in ten different cities, MTP will provide opportunities for personal and professional development, as well as an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime journey. Get on board … Continue reading

You’re Invited: NAAAP-MN May 2013 Mingler

The weather outside is frightful but the Thai food inside is so delightful, and if you’re looking for a place to go, join NAAAP-MN for their May 2013 Monthly Mingler to find some people you’ll want to know. Drop in this evening for a casual, no-pressure environment for socializing and networking!           … Continue reading


Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.”   -Mahatma Gandhi

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