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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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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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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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Celebration 29!

On Thursday, January 29th, the Consortium celebrated our 29th birthday with our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Sheletta Brundidge, host of CrossRoads on KTCA-TV and writer for Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, lent her lively voice as emcee, entertaining attendees of all ages. With Jen Peterson, Consortium Chair, they welcomed around 200 women and girls from the Twin Cities area to the Radisson University Hotel, who attended despite the icy evening. Art projects…
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You’re Invited!

Here's an opportunity to reach 8,000 Minnesota leaders & show your support for all women’s issues!  We will celebrate a birthday in January and you are invited to co-sponsor. Note the deadline is January 22 to be listed in the program! The Minnesota Women's Consortium is the nation's largest network of organizations committed to women's equality, with 175 member groups reaching 300,000 Minnesotans.  MWC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501c3 charitable…
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