Thursday, October 31, 2019

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] October 2019

[#mnrising Dispatch] October 2019

As we recognized Indigenous People's Day earlier this month and El Día de los Muertos and Election Day 2019 approach, it’s a time to honor the past as well as to prepare for our future. In the same manner, we are excited to be celebrating 10 years of Minnesota Rising this year and invite you to join us to toast to another decade of building the network for what's next.

Register for the "Minnesota Rising 10 Year Anniversary Celebration" at Soberfish on Monday, November 18 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm and come through for an opportunity to reconnect, celebrate, and continue thinking about our individual and collective futures in Minnesota. Light appetizers will be provided along with some lightly facilitated opportunities for connecting. We look forward to seeing you there to cheers to 10 more years! 

YNPN-TC Board Applications

YNPN-TC has made it their mission to provide and promote opportunities for the development of young nonprofit professionals in Minneapolis-St. Paul. The application to join the YNPN Twin Cities Board of Directors is now officially open! Joining the leadership team for YNPN-TC is a great way to practice new professional skills, build incredible relationships, and support your fellow young nonprofit professionals in the sector. NOTE: To complete your application, you must fill out the google form and submit your resume to with the subject line "Your name 2019 YNPN-TC Board Application." Applications close on Monday, November 11. [Learn more.]

Accepting New Sector RISE

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 is seeking candidates for the 2020 RISE Fellowship in the Twin Cities and looking for highly motivated, skilled, early-career professionals who are passionate about social impact. The program accepts applications as they arrive, with a final deadline of November 15th. New Sector matches Fellows into full-time employment at one of their social impact partner host-sites in the Twin Cities, while providing monthly professional development training, mentorship, and individual career coaching to support the Fellows' 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. [Learn more.]

Cultural Healing Summit

The Mental Health and Wellness Action Team of Ramsey County Public Health is hosting a free Cultural Healing Summit on November 16th, 2019 from 9am – 3:30pm at the Washington Technology Magnet School. This Summit welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in community discussions and activities around healing and wellness. This is a family event and children are encouraged to attend. Breakout sessions led by community healers will promote equitable strategies to achieve positive health outcomes and healing including: Indigenous Self-Healing, Radical Self-Love Meditation and Sound Healing. [Learn more.] 

Dreaming Together Network Applications

Applications are now open for the Dreaming Together Network, a BIPOC Mentor/Mentee network by and for BIPOC individuals. This network is designed to explore identity and create a sustainable and supportive community and to uplift the BIPOC network of emerging and current professionals of all ages. Applications for the program are due December 1, 2019. They are seeking:
-Mentors, who are individuals that feel comfortable providing guidance on a variety of topics (i.e. based on the mentor/mentee relationship). Mentors must have at LEAST 3+ years within their respective field.
-Mentees, who are individuals that seek support in cultivating unlearned skills. (There is no required age restriction)
-"Dreaming Together" Committee Team members, individuals that wish to support this network through commitment to meetings, assistance with logistics, and applying for/seeking funding.  [Learn more.]

News from the Network

Updates and events with our esteemed partners and collaborators!

Rock the Closet Fashion Show
Saturday, November 2
10:30am - 12:00pm

West Side Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Saturday, November 2
11:00am - 4:00pm
El Rio Vista Recreation Center

Skills à la Carte Series
Impact Hub MSP
November 4 - 15

Data Driven Solutions for Youth Voting and Civic Engagement
Wednesday, November 6
11:45am - 1:00pm
Humphrey School

MSP Mingle
Minneapolis Chamber
Thursday, November 7
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Wells Fargo

The story of how an Asian American Troublemaker took on SCOTUS
Friday, November 8
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hamline University

Raise Our Roots
The SEAD Project
Saturday, November 9
5:00pm - 8:00am

GREATER MSP Partnership 2019 Annual Meeting
Monday, November 11
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Ordway

Intersectionality Workshop 101
Tuesday, November 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
YWCA Minneapolis

Thank You for Not Coming: The Ultimate Zero Waste Event
Tech Dump
Tuesday, November 12
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Your Home Computer

Entrepreneur Spirit, Community Roots: A conversation about passion and purpose in business
Wednesday, November 13
11:00am - 5:00pm
Lunar Startups

Power of We Luncheon
Wednesday, November 13
11:30am - 1:00pm
Macalester College

Women Innovators Conference 2019
Wednesday, November 13
12:30pm - 6:00pm
McNamara Alumni Center

Arts, Culture, and Water 'Happy Hour' Gathering
Water Bar and Public Studio
Thursday, November 14
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

Work Redux | RAGE
Tuesday, November 19
7:30am - 11:00am
Machine Shop

Women Running for Office: Looking Ahead to the 2020 Elections
Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
Thursday, November 21
Humphrey School
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