Thursday, November 30, 2017

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] November 2017


[#mnrising Dispatch] November 2017

It's the season for gratitude and we give thanks for all of you in our network - who you are and the commitment you have to our communities. In so many ways, we are living in an unprecedented time. While that can at times feel volatile, uncertain, and exhausting, we know there are equally as many stories--large and small, public and personal--of engaged generosity, profound connection, and transformative change. Wishing you and yours the space and sight to witness all the light within and around us now.
 

Apply for a Stipend to Attend 2018 PolicyLink Equity Summit

The Alliance

The Alliance has recently announced the availability of stipend funds for Twin Cities leaders to attend PolicyLink's upcomingEquity Summit: Our Power. Our Future. Our Nation. This summit will take place Wednesday, April 11-Friday, April 13 and is located in Chicago, IL. Individuals interested in receiving a stipend should fill out an application and turn it into Margo Fritz at margo@thealliancetc.org no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, December 11. A community-led committee will review the applications and award stipends to help broaden the Minnesota Delegation attending the conference. Final announcements will be made sometime after Wednesday, December 20. [Read more.]

Good Night Market

Thursday, December 14 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
 
The Good Night Market is a dusk inspired pop-up market showcasing local, socially conscious brands, businesses, and makers. Spend a wintry evening at the Traffic Zone Art Gallery, enjoying food, art, and shopping that makes a difference in the world with every purchase. Whether you are looking for that perfect last minute gift or a customized gift set, let the Good Night Market be your destination for amazing products and gifts with a great story! [Read more.]

"Give to the Max 2017 sails past $20 million high mark"

Star Tribune

"Give to the Max, Minnesota’s one-day online giving marathon, shattered last year’s record-setting $20.1 million total. Donations were climbing past $20.6 million late Thursday, with money still pouring in as the midnight deadline passed. Give to the Max’s five staffers had been working around the clock all week to ensure a smooth experience for thousands of donors, registered nonprofits and schools, said Jake Blumberg, executive director of the nonprofit that runs the online fundraiser. 'It just really is an incredible celebration of generosity for our ninth year in a row,' Blumberg said. 'We are thrilled to really shine a light on those organizations.'” [Read more.]

Policy and a Pint®

The Caregiving Sandwich: Caring for older adults and children in Minnesota

Join the Citizens League and 89.3 The Current on December 5th, 2017 at Midpointe Event Center. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of people 65 and older is projected to more than double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060. In Minnesota, the height of the age boom will take place at the same time that the growth in the labor force—a key ingredient for economic growth—drops to almost zero. This unprecedented demographic shift will have an impact on all levels of public policy, from Social Security and Medicare to employment productivity and scholastic achievement. [Read more.]

News from the Network

Updates and events with our esteemed partners and collaborators!

Illuminations: Darkness Into Light
Twin Cities Women's Choir
Saturday, December 2
1:00pm and 4:30pm
Mayflower Church

In-Visibility: Black Muslim Women in the Arts
Saturday, December 2
1:00pm - 3:00pm
East Side Freedom Library

Policy and a Pint®: The Caregiving Sandwich Caring for older adults and children in Minnesota
Citizens League
Tuesday, December 5
Doors: 5:30pm Program: 6:00pm
Midpointe Event Center

HousingLink's MN Housing Assessment
Twin Cities Research Group
Wednesday, December 13
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wilder Foundation

Break the Bubble
Wednesday, December 13
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Insight Brewing

Town Hall: Co-creating the Future of Impact Hub MSP & FINNovation Lab
Thursday, December 14
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

Good Night Market
Social Enterprise Alliance - TC & Impact Hub MSP
Thursday, December 14
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art

CAIR Free Legal Clinic
Council on American-Islamic Relations
Saturday, December 16
12:00pm - 3:00pm
CAIR-MN


Third Thursday: Hello Winter
MIA
Thursday, December 21
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Minneapolis Institute of Art

Social Media Case Studies
#SMBMSP
Friday, December 22
8:00am - 10:00am
514 Studios
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