[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] December 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] December 2013 2013 was a banner year for Minnesota Rising: We hosted an incredible fourth annual Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership; were featured in MinnPost, Twin Cities Business Magazine, and on MPR’s The Daily Roundtable; unveiled the initial findings from the “Our Minnesota” Cascading Conversations Tour; and got to work alongside so many … Continue reading

The journey

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.” -Ursula K. Le Guin

You’re Invited | 2014 MMEP Conference: Education Equity in Action!

If the price tag is too much, consider requesting one last holiday gift in order to attend the 2014 MMEP Conference: Education Equity in Action! For educators, learners, and community leaders alike, this year’s event features two stellar keynote speakers and session topics ranging from race equity and excellence policies and plans, how to end … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Lead a workshop, reading group, or class with EXCO!

It’s the time of year where sharing is caring, and EXCO invites you to share what you know! Submit your application today to lead a workshop, reading group, or class in 2014. EXCO supports people to teach or facilitate free classes and workshops in their communities, and is building a community around education for social … Continue reading

Given with affection

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.” -Pindar

December Update from Leaders of Today & Tomorrow

On the eve of a day when we all typically get gifts, the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) program provides an update on their exciting news-to-date and invites you to make a gift to support their programming before year’s-end. Read on for details about the LOTT mentorship program and for a glimpse of the … Continue reading

Where I’ve never been

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos“My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” -Diane Arbus

[Blog Buddies] Built to adapt

The Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership was a great success, by the numbers and beyond the benchmarks. Read below from my recent YNPN Twin Cities blog post, “Built to adapt,” about how emerging leaders in Minnesota are beginning to envision and live into a new future for our state! Built to adapt … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Call for "Toward a More Perfect Union" Host Communities

The Minnesota Humanities Center wonders whether our communities feel a common connection to the Constitution. Not quite sure where you land on the topic? Join a groundbreaking “community of Minnesota communities” who are talking about the United States Constitution and host your own conversations with your local community. More details below and online!

You’re Invited: 2013 Homeless Memorial March and Service

In the midst of a season of holiday spirit and giving, it is important to give pause and thanks for the gifts that we are given and the people who cross our paths. The annual Homeless Memorial March is a 2.5 mile silent march and vigil to honor those who have died in 2013 while … Continue reading

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