Register for the Minnesota Rising 2014 Un/Conference!

Minnesota Rising 2014 Un/Conference: The Future Is How The Minnesota Rising 2014 Un/Conference: The Future Is How will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10:00AM – 4:30PM at DLR Group in Minneapolis, MN. Hosted by and for emerging leaders, the Un/Conference will engage emerging leaders across Minnesota in an energizing day of innovative learning and dialogue, skill-building, … Continue reading

You’re Invited | An Evening with Ka Vang: Artivism – Creating Community Through the Arts

Looking to inspire and be inspired? Join the Minnesota Humanities Center and tpt’s MN Original for an evening with Ka Vang: Artivism – Creating Community Through the Arts. You’ll hear from the 2012 Reading Together Book Project author of Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon and walk away with a copy of her book as well as … Continue reading

Solitude

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Solitude does not necessarily mean living apart from others; rather, it means never living apart from one’s self.”  -Parker Palmer

Register for the Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference!

Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership The Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10:00AM – 4:30PM at DLR Group in Minneapolis, MN. Hosted by and for emerging leaders, the Un/Conference will engage emerging leaders across Minnesota in an energizing day of innovative learning … Continue reading

Network Partner Notes 2013: Torch Community – The Trust Edge

The Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10:00AM – 4:30PM at DLR Group offices in Minneapolis, MN. Hosted by and for emerging leaders, the Un/Conference will engage emerging leaders across Minnesota in an energizing day of innovative learning and dialogue, skill-building, and network-building with their … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Policy and a Pint: Uncivil Discourse – Comments Sections in the Digital Age

The Citizens League and The Current are partnering up to discuss the uncivil discourse we’re regularly seeing in comments sections and online forums. Join a dynamic and diverse panel as they explore the implications of free speech and uncensored conversation in the digital age. Come out from behind-the-screens for the next Policy and a Pint! … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Information Session

Doctors Without Borders invites you to put your ideals into practice at their upcoming Minneapolis recruitment event and information session. They have over 27,000 doctors, nurses, administrators, and other professionals in the field that deliver emergency aid, but are constantly recruiting both medical and non-medical personnel to fulfill the ever-increasing need for emergency health care … Continue reading

Saved by hope

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we are saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore, we are saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore, we are saved by love. No … Continue reading

Planning in Progress: Minnesota Rising 2012 Un/Conference!

Plans are underway for the Minnesota Rising 2012 Un/Conference, currently slated for one of the last Saturdays in September or the first Saturday in October. With such great interest and outcomes from the previous 2 Un/Conferences, we’ve no doubt that third time’s the charm! Keep watching the Minnesota Rising blog for more details or email … Continue reading

Will Minnesota’s Millennials be less imaginative?

The iconic image below captures Governor Wendell Anderson at a time when Minnesota was known as “the state that works.” I’ve been a part of conversations recently where community leaders from other generations have posed an interesting question: Baby Boomers as a generation have seen a time where institutions all of kinds were strong and … Continue reading

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