[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] August 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] August 2013 This month, we commemorated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the historic “I Have A Dream” speech delivered by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Much has been written of the significance of this occasion, and what has or has not been accomplished in the half-century since. While … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Social Innovation Lab: Facilitating Innovation in Your Organization

Continuing to host insightful and urgent conversations, the Social Innovation Lab is curious to know if your organization is leading innovation in its field? If you’re interested in considering that question with other like-minded inquirers, join them next month to explore tools and activities for tapping into sources of innovation. See details below and join … Continue reading

You’re Invited | SMBMSP #57: Social Media Case Studies

Rather than having to live the lesson yourself and learn the hard way, take some guidance from the three social media case studies to be presented at this week’s SMBMSP #57. Learn from leading local agencies about their efforts to drive buzz, engagement, and mind share within the market. You’re invited to storytime with a … Continue reading


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You’re Invited: MINN Holy Land Networking Lunch

Beat the heat and join the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) indoors for a networking lunch at Holy Land Deli! Treat yourself to an end-of-the-summer meal with globe-trotting companions and a discount on the delicious buffet. No RSVP required, so stay cool and drop on in! Join us for our second delicious networking lunch of … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Facilitate an EXCO Class this fall!

It’s time to go back to school, though this time, you can be at the head of the class! Experimental Community Education of the Twin Cities (EXCO) offers you an opportunity to share your knowledge, questions, and curiosity with others this fall by facilitating a class. Applications are due by August 26th and classes will … Continue reading

You’re Invited: "I Have A Dream" 50 Years Later

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and the historic “I Have A Dream” speech by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the African American Leadership Forum to commemorate the occasion, in-person or online. You’ll hear from an inspiring panel as they … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Give to the Max Day 2013 Trainings & Webinars

The Great Minnesota Get Together begins tomorrow and GiveMN.org is already preparing for the Great Minnesota Give Together on November 14, 2013. See below for updates on this year’s day of giving and learn how you can connect with GiveMN where you’re at – online or as they take their show on the road! Share … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Eat for Equity for EXCO Benefit Dinner

A delicious meal with great people in support of local efforts to nourish minds and relationships? Join in on the festivities this Saturday at the Eat for Equity for EXCO benefit dinner! Support experimental community education in the Twin Cities as well as a nationwide effort to build an increasingly engaged, giving community of young … Continue reading

Other hungers

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “When the need for bread is met we discover that we have other hungers, and none so deep as the hunger to be understood.” -Elizabeth O’Connor

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