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3 Exciting Consortium Events Happening Soon

Mark your calendars now for these three exciting events:  Our widely successful Girls Rock! the Capitol is taking place again on Presidents' Day 2019!  This free event happening on February 18, 2019, introduces 60 girls ages 13-18 to government, legislative processes, civic engagement and public leadership. Please join as a sponsor to ensure these young women are prepared to be our future leaders in policy and decision-making! Be sure to mark…
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Monday member Feature April 8: Tubman

Monday member Feature April 8: Tubman
In light of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I will be praising Tubman for this Monday Member Feature. Tubman is the state's largest provider of domestic violence services. Their services offer shelter and transitional housing, mental and chemical health assessment, treatment, support, legal services, parenting education and childcare, in-school violence prevention, resource counseling, and many more. Tubman is a multi-service agency that has been helping individuals and families for over forty…
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Igniting the Spark: Fostering New Leaders

Igniting the Spark: Fostering New Leaders
You are invited to celebrate equality, justice, and phenomenal women leaders at Celebration 33 on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Great River Room at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront, 11 East Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, from 6:00-8:30 PM. This fundraising dinner will be emceed by Jana Shortal, KARE 11 investigative reporter and includes an awards ceremony and keynote speaker, Franni Franken. This year it is a pleasure to honor the…
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Lead the Way: Sponsor Celebration 33

It has been a year of transition for the Minnesota Women’s Consortium and we want to share our excitement with you! You are invited to help us celebrate new leaders at Celebration 33. Igniting the Spark:  Fostering New Leadership will be the theme of Celebration on Thursday, January 24, 2013, in the Great River Room at the Crown Plaza Riverfront, 11 East Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, from 6:00-8:30 PM. In…
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Buzzworthy News

Of course many of you have already heard of the Supreme Court's historic decision yesterday, but here is a link just in case! And what does the Affordale Care Act mean for women? Planned Parenthood helps us out.  To Dayo Olopade, women's choice to participate in more casual sex is revealing "a new culture of female empowerment," but in Kenya, where only 46% of females use contraceptives, the issue runs…
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Economic Justice: Refugee and Immigrant Women for Change

Celebration 32 continues to creep closer! Check out the 2012 honoree for Economic Justice: Refugee and Immigrant Women for Change. Refugee and Immigrant Women for Change is a coalition of seven organizations that seek to achieve equality for immigrant and refugee women through multiple avenues. Some of their goals include: delayed early marriage, decreased domestic violence, increased access to health care, and life skills training. The work of RIWC strongly…
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Peace and Safety Everywhere: Bluff Country Family Resources

Celebration 32 is getting ever closer! Today, check out Bluff Country Family Resources, the 2012 Peace and Safety Everywhere honoree. Bluff Country Family Resources provides help to survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual violence, stalking, and homelessness. BCFR is located in Hokah, MN and is one of the few resources of its kind available to rural Minnesotans. They provide a 24 hour crisis line, legal advocacy, and emergency shelter…
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Self-Determination: Minnesotans United for All Families

The countdown to Celebration 32 continues! Today, learn a little about 2012's Self-Determination honoree: Minnesotans United For All Families. MN United is an organization which seeks to defeat the proposed marriage amendment to the Minnesota constitution. In November, Minnesotans will be asked to vote yes or no to an amendment which, if passed, would prohibit same-sex couples from legally marrying. MN United is coalition based - they have the support…
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Woman-Centered Health Care for All: Pro-Choice Resources

Celebration 32 is one day closer! Take a look at Pro-Choice Resources, the 2012 honoree for Woman-Centered Health Care for All. Pro-Choice resources is a unique, grassroots organization which provides several far-reaching services (education, financial, advocacy) in regards to women's reproductive health. Pro-Choice resources is the only organization of its kind and operates through collaboration of staff and volunteers. Though based in Minnesota, their resources and services span the globe;…
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Equal Place at the Table: Minnesota Lynx

Celebration 32 is getting closer, so what better way to get excited about this annual event than learning a bit about 2012's honorees?     This year the Equal Place at the Table award will be presented to the Minnesota Lynx. Not only are the Lynx awesome (they currently rock the WNBA's national title) but their achievements help move women forward in the realm of professional sports. A successful women's team like…
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