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Celebration 39 Keynote Speaker and Honorees Bios and photos

The emcee for the evening will be Chong Moua, former Interim Executive Director, PFund Foundation. Suzanne Koepplinger Director, Catalyst Initiative The Minneapolis Foundation Suzanne Koepplinger is the director of the Catalyst Initiative at the Minneapolis Foundation. Catalyst’s purpose is to honor and foster culturally authentic self-care practices to advance health and well-being. Previously she served for ten years as the executive director of the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, where…
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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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March is Women’s History Month

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) is one of the women named in our Seneca Falls Society categories. She was born into slavery in Mississippi during the Civil War.  While supporting younger siblings, she studied at Rust College which was established for ex-slaves.  Ida began teaching in Memphis and at the same time writing in local news outlets for blacks.  She took the pen name, Iola, to avoid retaliation but because of…
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Thank you to our Girls Rock! series sponsors

UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services to Minnesotans across the state. Working in partnership with health care providers and community organizations, UCare serves: Individuals and families choosing health coverage through MNsure, the new insurance marketplace Medicare-eligible individuals Individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance Adults with disabilities Ann Bancroft Foundation  is working to create a world where every girl has a chance…
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Give to the Max Day 2017: November 16

The Minnesota Women's Consortium turned 38 and celebrated another year with you at our Celebration 38: CommUNITY inAction on November 1, 2017. More than ever, unity is needed to combat divisive actions and attitudes and women know how to do this and we do it well! We hope you will join us during Give to the Max Day 2017 and be a part of creating strong and vital communities leading change.…
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Celebration 38: CommUNITY in Action – sponsor – Mary T Inc.

Join us on November 1, 2017 at Keller Golf Course, Ballroom with our sponsor for the event   The History Founded on a history of care Family owned and founded on a history of care, inspired by Rosa Camille Williams, Mary T. and companies have been providing service to senior communities and persons with disabilities since 1976. We continue to offer this personal tradition of care to you and your…
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Celebration 38: CommUNITY in Action – sponsor, Minnesota Nurses Association

Join us on November 1, 2017 at Keller Golf Course, Ballroom in Maplewood with our sponsor for the event The Minnesota Nurses Association is a member-driven, democratically run union. The House of Delegates is the Minnesota Nurses Association’s governing body. It is composed of the MNA Board of Directors and delegates elected by the MNA membership.  The House of Delegates sets policy at annual meetings. The Board of Directors is composed of…
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