This past month found us in inspiring spaces and places all across Minnesota. From sharing about the "Our Minnesota" Cascading Conversations Tour with the Initiative Foundation in Brainerd and Saint Cloud to exploring microaggressions with LOCUS leaders to helping advance 6 new innovative ideas at the IDEA GENERATION at the MN Social Impact Center, we're excited to be connecting with incredible emerging leaders statewide!
Next month, we'll be celebrating our 6th anniversary and hope you'll join in the festivities at our May Sounding Board Session, bushCONNECT 2015 (where we'll host the #mnrising Imagine Lab), or at LOCUS' "Intersectionality with Intentionality." As always, thanks for your partnership and participation!
The K880 Emerging City Champions Fellowship is now open for applications from young civic innovators to make their cities more livable. Supported by Knight Foundation and led by 8-80 Cities, the fellowship is open to innovators based in the eight resident communities where Knight invests. The fellowship will equip 24 young leaders with the skills, knowledge, and support they need to make immediate and lasting impact in their communities. [Read more.]
Humphrey Policy Fellows
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Applications are now available for the 2015-2016 Policy Fellows program, one of the country's most respected leadership programs for emerging and mid-career professionals. Connect with a cohort of 35 people across the work and political spectrum who will broaden your perspectives and expand your network as you engage in a high-level professional experience. Gain practical skills and experiences to take your own career and civic work to the next level! [Read more.]
2015 Spring Celebration
Leaders of Today and Tomorrow
Join us for an evening celebrating the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow, an organization charged with advancing women's leadership by developing, educating, connecting, and inspiring emerging leaders. The LOTT Fellows Program challenges college-aged and emerging professional women to see their role in furthering women's leadership in all sectors of society. We accomplish this through intensive seminars, mentoring, and networking with women leaders in all sectors of society. Support LOTT and women's leadership by joining us for a fun evening at Honey on Monday, May 11! [Read more.]
Emerging Leaders Program
A community development program being launched in April by the Initiative Foundation will prepare and connect the next generation of leaders interested in effectively engaging at work and in their community. Individuals between the ages of 18-35, including people of color, are invited to participate in a new leadership program designed to enhance personal and professional growth through meaningful, customized civic engagement. Successful applicants will meet monthly to refine and shine their community and cultural leadership skills. [Read more.]
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!