[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] May 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] May 2014 Happy 5th birthday to Minnesota Rising! Five years ago, we started this journey with a blog and a question: what might happen if the rising generation came together to build relationships and trust, began exploring our generational values and visions for the future of Minnesota, and started to develop the collective … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Sandbox Cooperative: First Season Events

If you’re looking for fun activities to get you outdoors into the sunshine and warmer weather, look no further than Sandbox Cooperative‘s first set of events during this summer’s growing season. From a nature walk on farmland, “weed dating,” and a workshop on natural dyes, the experiences should be varied and very fun! See below … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Class Dismissed: Unlearning Our Notions About Higher Ed

It’s that exciting time of year when graduation caps are tossed and school lets out! To honor the occasion, the Citizens League invites you to participate in the upcoming Policy and a Pint: Class Dismissed: Unlearning Our Notions About Higher Ed, which will explore the role and purpose of higher education. You may not qualify for extra … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Psycho Suzi’s on May 29 with MINN

Spring has sprung, and the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) invites you to toast with tiki drinks! Join them at Psycho Suzi’s this Thursday to connect with other international practitioners. Don’t forget to bring your sunglasses and business cards! Welcome Summer at Psycho Suzi’s (5/29) Back by popular demand, meet your international practitioner friends at … Continue reading

Ability to change our lives

Copyright: ryzhov / 123RF Stock Photo “I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle—the more you use it, the stronger it gets.”  -Rodman Philbrick || Join us at the Minnesota Rising Imagine Lab: New Paradigms, New Possibilities at The Center for Changing Lives on Wednesday, May 28, … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Dreaming On – NAVIGATE Gala 2014

NAVIGATE invites you to dream on with them at their 2014 Gala! Hear from keynote speaker, Sandy Vargas; Colombian guitarist, Ruben Dario Gomez, and of course; some of the students who are going to college with the help of the MN Dream/Prosperity Act. Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the law’s passage and support an organization … Continue reading

Why Minnesota Rising Matters [to]: Lynette Dumalag

Minnesota Rising is excited to celebrate 5 years in May 2014! To commemorate the occasion and the amazing folks who have crossed our paths, we’re featuring several blog testimonials throughout the month on “Why Minnesota Rising Matters.” Lynette is an Associate at Nelson, Tietz & Hoye, Inc. a commercial real estate consultant group. Lynette assists … Continue reading

You’re Invited: International Young Governors’ Summit 2014

The second annual International Young Governors’ Summit will be making the first of many future stops this year in Minneapolis! Fiona Burgess, a member of the 2014 Coordination Team shares event details and background below, including a discounted rate for young leaders. Read on and register to attend this exciting event!   Minneapolis is at … Continue reading

[Blog Buddies] "Becoming Leaderly" by Elizabeth Fei

I’m thrilled to be a part of the team helping to steward the development of the innovative and co-created EPIP-MN and YNPN Twin Cities Leadership Institute! Our kick-off retreat took place in mid-April and was filled with great people, ideas, and energy. See below for a blog post recap from Leadership Institute participant, Elizabeth Fei! … Continue reading

More important than knowledge

Copyright: fikmik / 123RF Stock Photo “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” -Albert Einstein || Join us at the Minnesota Rising Imagine Lab: New Paradigms, New Possibilities at The Center for Changing Lives on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 5:15pm … Continue reading

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