[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] January 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] January 2014 Happy 2014, and Happy Lunar New Year! Our recent 2014 Groupthink & Goals Gathering revealed three key areas of work for this coming year, including a focus on expanding and broadening the reach of the “Our Minnesota” Cascading Conversations Tour, hosting several Collaborative Competence Learning Labs (watch for details soon about a … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Community Organizing Apprenticeship

Want to gain the skills to help bring about social change in your community? Consider applying for the Community Organizing Apprenticeship with OAP and take part in a six-month training program. Open to emerging and mid-level organizers as well as leaders, applications are due January 31, so don’t delay! Community Organizing Apprenticeship The community organizing … Continue reading

You’re Invited | SMBMSP #62: Search and Social

Searching for next your monthly dose of bacon and social media? SMBMSP #62 offers insight into Google’s modern major algorithm changes and tasty, greasy bacon. Read on for the full menu and register online to learn about the evolution of the search landscape!                                    … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Telling Your Story Workshop

Laura Zabel is helping to headline the next edition of Weber Shandwick’s Telling Your Story. Offering six hours of engaging public relations training designed for nonprofit organizations, the presenting groups invite you to come with your questions and concerns for consideration. Register soon to save your seat, as this workshop typically sells out fast! ABOUT TELLING … Continue reading

No absolute standard

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.” -John Kenneth Galbraith

You’re Invited: MINN Lunch at Emily’s Lebanese Deli

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is ringing in 2014 just a few days ahead of the Lunar New Year. Join them at Emily’s Lebanese Deli for a lunch gathering organized by the MINN Social Committee. Take this opportunity to celebrate what the new year has brought so far and/or prepare for what the Year … Continue reading

You’re Invited: 2014 Minnesota Women’s Economic Security Summit

Join the Minnesota Coalition for Women’s Economic Security in unlocking equal opportunities for women. The 2014 Minnesota Women’s Economic Security Summit will feature state legislators, community leaders, and advocates, and you’re invited to the table to be a part of the conversation about breaking down barriers to economic equality. See below for more details and … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Break the Bubble #7!

Join the waitlist for Break the Bubble #7 this Friday at 612 Brew for a chance to meet folks who want to get into your personal space . . . in a good way. Come prepared to make new friends, enjoy some local brew, and kick off the weekend with high energy and good fun! … Continue reading

You’re Invited | LWV Minnesota: Emerging Leaders Conversation

LWV Minnesota has been hard at work since 1919 and has still got a lot of fight left in them. They’re inviting you to join the cause of supporting a stronger democracy through protecting voter rights and engaging in civic leadership. Bring your honest opinions and join them for a conversation about The Emerging League … Continue reading

The width of it

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” -Diane Ackerman

  • @MR Logo