Tuesday, March 31, 2015

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] March 2015

[#mnrising Dispatch] March 2015

March has been madness, but April will definitely bring the rain for Minnesota Rising's event calendar! Join us for our April 6th monthly Sounding Board meeting, register for the LOCUS "Putting Into Words What I Live" workshop or catch us as a co-host at the GREATER MSP Makers event on the 15th, hear the latest on our Cascading Conversations Tour at the Initiative Foundation Emerging Leader Program kick-off events in Brainerd on the 17th and St. Cloud on the 23rd, and of course, save your seat for the first ever IDEA GENERATION on the 29th at the MN Social Impact Center!

See the sidebar and below for additional event details, and be sure to enter the giveaway by April 24th for a free #mnrising ticket to a Bdote Field Trip with the Minnesota Humanities Center on May 30th or August 23rd. Spring is the season of re-birth and we hope you'll join us as we find renewed and new ways of expressing our values and advancing our mission. Think spring! 
Sondra Samuels

Giveaway: Bdote Field Trip Tickets

MN Humanities Center
 
Minnesota Rising believes that knowing the history of this place and land is fundamental to shaping a future that honors those both native and newcomer. In this vein, we're sponsoring up to three attendees (a $90 value!) to attend the upcoming Bdote Field Trips on May 30 and August 23 where you'll spend the day visiting local sites of significance to Dakota people and learning about them from a Dakota perspective. To enter the giveaway, email minnesotarising [at] gmail.com by April 24th with a paragraph explaining your interest in participating, how you anticipate sharing what you learn from the event, and which date you'd like to attend. [Read more.]

Shape Your Story: Woman to Woman Mentorship Event

Minneapolis Global Shapers

Join Minneapolis Hub of Global Shapers on April 11 to celebrate women's leadership in the Twin Cities. The Minneapolis Global Shapers, in partnership with the MN Cup, sponsored by the Bush Foundation, will include a varity of workshops for emerging leaders and opportunities to connect and learn from the established women leaders in the Twin Cities. The day will include networking and community building with other emerging leaders, followed by lunch and mentorship circles facilitated by leading women in a variety of sectors, and will conclude with a networking reception. [Read more.]
Bridging Arts and Audiences

IDEA GENERATION

#mnrising

Minnesota Rising invites you to be a part of the IDEA GENERATION on Wednesday, April 29! What is an IDEA GENERATION event? It's a chance for you to get to know other young thinkers and doers and pitch and develop an idea or project, be a resource to one another, and help push forward intriguing thoughts and good work. It's a chance to get inspired and be someone else's inspiration while learning more about the interests, passions, and values that drive us. So bring your thoughts, blueprints, or projects and join us to meet some great people while working together to build Minnesota's future! [Read more.]

Emerging Leaders Program Kick-Off Events

Initiative Foundation

Helping leaders across generations, cultures and communities is the primary goal of Emerging Leaders, a new community development program being launched in April by the Initiative Foundation. Learn more about the program, network and apply to participate in this career- and community-building initiative. Register for one of two upcoming program kick-off events: April 17th from 11am - 1pm at Prairie Bay in Brainerd or April 23rd from 4pm - 6pm at the St. George Municipal Complex in St. Cloud. Successful applicants will meet monthly to refine and shine their community and cultural leadership skills. The Emerging Leaders program is supported by a Bush Foundation Leadership Network grant.
 [Read more.]

News from the Network

Updates and events with our esteemed partners and collaborators!

Policy and a Pint(R): May the Workforce Be With You
Citizens League
Wednesday, April 1
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Varsity Theater

Dare to Dream Conference: Demystifying the College Process for Undocumented Students
Navigate & Adelante
Saturday, April 4
Macalester College


Accepting Applications: The Giving Project
Headwaters Foundation
Monday, April 6 at 5pm
Submission Deadline

EDTalks: A Hmong View of Public Education + Globally Competent Teaching
AchieveMpls
Monday, April 6
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Icehouse

April Sounding Board Session
#mnrising
Monday, April 6
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Grassroots Solutions

Improving Philanthropic Giving in Millennials
Maja Numainville
Saturday, April 11
11:45am - 12:30pm
St. Catherine University Library, Room 128


Path to Power Candidate Training
MN AFL-CIO
April 11-12 or 25-26
8:30am - 5:00pm
Duluth or Little Canada

Out of the Shadows Immigration Symposium, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas
Tuesday, April 14
1:00pm - 9:00pm
University of Minnesota

"Putting Into Words What I Live"
LOCUS
Wednesday, April 15
Rondo Community Library
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Health Equity Leadership Institute
MN Department of Human Services
Thursday, April 16
9:00am - 4:00pm
Wilder Foundation

Emerging Leaders Program Kick-Off
Initiative Foundation
Friday, April 17
11:00am - 1:00pm
Prairie Bay, Brainerd

6th Annual Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival
April 23-24
Metro State University


Emerging Leaders Program Kick-Off
Initiative Foundation 
Thursday, April 23
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake George Municipal Complex Sun Room, St. Cloud

IDEA GENERATION
#mnrising
Wednesday, April 29
5:30pm - 8:30pm
MN Social Impact Center

 

Making Our #MNRising Mark!

Don't forget to tag your upcoming emerging leader events, thoughts, musings, and more,#mnrising, on Twitter and Facebook. Let's aggregate and organize ourselves for increased interaction and potential for collaboration! 
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