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And So Ends An Era

On October 19, 2018, the Minnesota Women's Building was sold to FOCUS North America, a California nonprofit with headquarters in Pittsburgh.  Their local entity, FOCUS Minnesota, will be moving into the building and providing services to those living in poverty.  Unfortunately, the attempts by the Minnesota Women's Consortium to purchase shares of the Minnesota Women's Building, LLC and take ownership of the Minnesota Women's Building were not successful.  We thank…
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Women of Color and Indigenous Women

Our next gathering of women of color and indigenous women is scheduled for Thursday, October 4th, from 5:00-7:00 PM.  This is a space for women who identify as indigenous and/or women of color to come together to connect and collect.  This session will focus on the question of, "What would it take to build solidarity?"  Space is limited so please sign up soon.  Please contact Kabo with any questions at…
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National Association of Women Lawyers Conference in Minneapolis

The Minnesota Women’s Consortium is pleased to be a partnering organization of the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Minneapolis Conference on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Hilton in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We have arranged a special 10% discount for our members.  To register, please go to WWW.nawl.org/2018MinneapolisConference and use the code MNCMWC2018 to get the discount. Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated…
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A few things to do Saturday, May 19

The Women's Environmental Institute's Red Ball & Plastic Pull Party. RSVP to  susanne@w-e-i.org   Help us get ready for the 2018 apple maggots while you learn more about Organically Certified Apple Orcharding. This is our annual cleaning of insect traps used in the previous  season in preparation for hanging these reusable traps once again on July 1.In addition, we will pull plastic over our hoop houses. Lots of people power is…
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Lift Bridge Brewing Event May 18 – Come, have some fun!

Join us at Lift Bridge Brewing Company  on May 18 to celebrate their first ever all female brewed beer! Alewives Golden Sparkling Ale is a sweet, fruity, and tart ale with spicy notes and characteristics of Belgian style beers. With a balanced floral and fruity aroma, mild bitterness, and a sparkling, dry finish, this delicious beer is an exciting new addition to their taplist. Tickets are $7. Price includes a…
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Tomorrow – Laura Jeffrey Academy 10 Annual Spring Gala

Celebrating a Decade of Developing Coders, Scientists, Engineers, Researchers, Mathematicians, Architects, Entrepreneurs . . . Please join us at our 10th Annual Spring Gala. We are excited to bring you an evening of laughter, excitement, maybe even tears with student performances, a live and silent auction, and food and wine. Please help us advertising this wonderful event to your friends and family - like us on Facebook to spread the…
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32nd Birthday Celebration – May 16 – Women Candidate Development Coalition

You are invited to enjoy an evening of positive political news.  Join the Women Candidate Development Coalition on Wednesday, May 16th at the Minneapolis Woman’s Club to celebrate its 32nd Birthday.  Lindsey Port will be awarded the Political Courage Award for her #MeToo leadership and Attorney General Lori Swanson the Political Excellence Award.  Donations are tax deductible.  Email Shirley Nelson for further information.
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March is Women’s History Month

Rosalie Erin Wahl died in 2013 at age 88.  When Rosalie was 3, she and her younger brother went to live with their grandparents in Birch Creek, Kansas following the death of her mother.  Her brother and her grandfather were killed by a train 1932.  Rosalie and her grandmother lived alone in Birch Creek until she attended high school in Caney, Kansas.  Her Grandma Effie and her Aunt Sara, a…
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