[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] March 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] March 2014 Spring has sprung, and we’re aiming to engage the renewed energy in our next steps! Join us this month in strategy sessions for the 2014 Minnesota Rising Cascading Conversations Tour Advance Team and our latest efforts to refine our core purpose and communications. As Minnesotans and the natural world around us … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Events from Minneapolis Community Education

The latest Minneapolis Community Education newsletter offers a few exciting opportunities for community service, house-hunting, and ice cream in the months ahead! If you’re looking to continue your lifelong learning, visit their catalog now to register for Spring 2014 classes. Or, consider submitting your application to teach a course in Fall 2014 and be head … Continue reading

[Blog Buddies] Welcoming the Inaugural Cohort of EPIP-YNPN Leadership Institute Participants

I’m excited to be a part of the planning team coordinating the EPIP-YNPN Leadership Institute and thrilled to announce the roster for our inaugural cohort in 2014! See below for more details about this innovative new learning institute focused on cohort experience and co-creation. And if you see one of your friends or colleagues on … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Calling All LEADers – Join Our Board!

The LEAD Project is on the lookout for new members of their board of directors. Do you have a passion for nonprofit leadership and a desire to contribute to your community? Read on for additional details and consider applying by their April 4 deadline! Calling All LEADers – Join Our Board! <!– .ExternalClass #ecxoutlook a … Continue reading

You’re’ Invited: The Eighth Annual Facing Race Ambassador Awards

I was honored to serve on the Selection Committee for the 2014 Facing Race Ambassador Awards and am delighted to share the Award Recipients and Honorable Mentions below. Join the Saint Paul Foundation to celebrate and recognize the amazing work of these community leaders working for a more racially just community. See below for details … Continue reading

Dare mighty things

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”  -Theodore Roosevelt

You’re Invited: Debt is Not a Four-Letter Word!

Social Enterprise Alliance Twin Cities wants to help you put a different spin on debt by considering how it can be used for social enterprise. Hear from Kate Barr, Director of Nonprofits Assistance Fund, at “Debt is Not a Four-Letter Word!” about the productive use of debt for social enterprises, how lenders evaluate your social … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Affirming Authenticity: Identity-Driven Leadership [at Home]

I’m excited to share about LOCUS, a meeting ground for people from diverse backgrounds to engage with one another and to examine our common needs and common opportunities. Through the pursuit of stronger connection and purpose, we aim to create a community that welcomes and supports all. One of our first endeavors is the Affirming Authenticity … Continue reading

YNPN Twin Cities "High Resolution" Recap

We’re on the cusp of the first change of seasons in 2014, so what better time to check in on the progress of our New Year’s Resolutions? See below for some reminders or new ideas for how to increase your level of life satisfaction from the YNPN Twin Cities “High Resolution: Getting Your 2014 Goals … Continue reading

"Minnesota Rising Story Lab: Our Story, Our Future" Recap

Missed last week’s “Minnesota Rising Story Lab: Our Story, Our Future?” James Horsman, Client Development Associate with Dale Carnegie Minnesota and Partnership Director for Torch, shares his take on the event and the moral of our story! Torch Community’s annual Diversity and Inclusion event took place on March 11th and this year featured Minnesota Rising’s … Continue reading

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