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Changing the Narrative

MinnPost’s Erin Hinrichs recently wove many stories into her story about a group of students at Wellstone International, a Minneapolis Public School. These students are working to change “the immigrant narrative” with the help of Tea Rozman-Clark, executive director of Green Card Voices. By publishing personal accounts of young immigrants, Rozman-Clark is attempting to change […]

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Education Can’t Minimize Relationships

Minnesota Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Potluck, December 19, 2013   Today on the blog we welcome David O’Fallon president of Minnesota Humanities Center. He shares his perspective on what we need for real education reform, a topic he presented on at MCF’s 2013 Philanthropy Convening. At the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC), we are developing a strategy to […]

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2015 Children and Youth Issues Briefing

Join hundreds of advocates at the highly anticipated 2015 Children & Youth Issues Briefing, which convenes each year prior to the start of the legislative session. This year’s programming will focus on innovative initiatives and emerging legislative issues expected to significantly impact our state’s children and youth. Hear from experts and leaders across the state, and engage in discussion to learn what’s on the horizon for Minnesota’s children and youth through the lens of policy and systems change.

Programming highlights will include presentations by:
Governor Dayton (invited)
Minnesota Children’s Cabinet (invited)
Business Leaders
State Legislators
Community Youth
Join us for this uniquely interactive and informative session to engage presenters and participants in critical discussions around policies focused on improving outcomes for our state’s young children and youth.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m., followed by networking. The program will start at 9 a.m.
For those traveling from out of town, reservations can be made directly with the Crowne Plaza Hotel for a rate of $129 per night by calling 651-292-1900 and referencing the event name 2015 Children & Youth Issues Briefing.
Registration is free, but space is limited.

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