Wednesday, July 31, 2019

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] July 2019


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[#mnrising Dispatch] July 2019

Our transition to a new month also means preparing for several new Minnesota state laws that go into effect on August 1. Learn more about the new laws passed during the 2019 state legislative session and visit the Department of Public Safety's website to equip yourself regarding the hands-free driving law. In like manner, it's never too early to start getting your taste buds ready for the Great Minnesota Get Together's new vendors and food offerings!

And knowing that the transition to autumn follows shortly after these key dates, take inspiration that summer is still presently in full swing. "In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance." -Jeanette Winterson. Stay cool, friends!


Mu Gala 2019

Theater Mu’s mission is to produce great performances born of arts, equity, and justice from the heart of the Asian American experience.You’re invited to Mu Gala 2019 (the biggest party of the year!) on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Mixed Blood Theatre to welcome new Artistic Director Lily Tung Crystal to the Mu Family, celebrate this season’s accomplishments, and take pride in the wealth of talent, people, and art in our community. Party highlights include mouth-watering Lao food from Soul Lao food truck, gourmet cotton candy from Spinning Wylde, Asian Art Silent Auction and, a special gala performance of the highly anticipated romantic comedy HOT ASIAN DOCTOR HUSBAND, the final production of Mu's 2018/19 season. [Learn more.]

Accepting RISE Fellowship Applications

New Sector's RISE Fellowship is a year-long premier professional development program designed for emerging leaders with up to 5 years of professional work experience. New Sector matches Fellows into full-time employment at one of our social impact partner host-sites, while also providing monthly professional development training, mentorship, and individual career coaching to support their long-term careers in the social sector. Fellows can also apply to gain access to New Sector's professional development if they are in existing social impact jobs. Apply by August 30th! [Read more.]


BIPOC Consultant Directory

After years of requests for BIPOC consultants focused on a wide variety of specialties, Nexus Community Partners decided to compile a directory so the public could easily find who they were looking for. This directory includes focus areas including Art and Social Change, Cross-Sector Partnership, Development, Leadership, Marketing, and many, many more. As it stands currently, the directory includes a large number of consultants, but they are always looking to add to the list! More information on how to submit your name is on their website. Next time your organization is searching for a consultant to bring in or to simply look at this amazing community resource, be sure and check it out! [Learn more.]

Mia Art of Inclusion Fellowship

The Art of Inclusion Fellowship is a year-long opportunity designed to strengthen the leadership pathway within art museums for identified populations who have been historically underrepresented: people of color and indigenous people. Art of Inclusion Fellows will join an operational division:  Curatorial; Learning Innovation; or Media and Technology to gain deeper knowledge and valuable experience. Experience in the arts, museums, or academia is not required, and a fellow's academic background is not limited to art or a specific major. Deadline for applications: Friday, August 16. [Read more.]



News from the Network

Updates and events with our esteemed partners and collaborators!

African Day Parade 2019
Little Africa of Minnesota
Saturday, August 3
4:30pm - 9:00pm


United Way Action Day 2019
Thursday, August 8
12:00pm
Xcel Energy Center

Pints for a Purpose
Women Winning
Thursday, August 8
4:00pm - 10:00pm
Tin Whiskers Brewing

#LikeABoss | Conflict
Pollen
Tuesday, August 13
8:00am - 10:30am
Mia

Hiring intentionally: Am I ready for today's employees?
SPACC Equity Series
Wednesday, August 14
7:00pm - 9:30am
Science Museum of MN

James P. Shannon Leadership Institute Information Session
Tuesday, August 20
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Wilder Foundation

Policy on Tap: Talking Trash | The Business Behind Your Trash
Citizens League
Tuesday, August 20
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Amsterdam Bar & Hall


Taking an Asset-Based Approach to Evaluation When You Have No Staff and No Budget
MINN + YNPN Twin Cities
Thursday, August 22
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Twin Cities Regional Leadership Academy
CAAL + The SEAD Project
August 23-24
8:00am - 5:00pm

#NailingIt: Prepping for Your Year-End Fundraising
RaiseMN
Wednesday, August 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
Riverplace


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