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Forum for International NGO Practitioners in Minnesota

The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise. It is MINN’s vision to be the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota international NGOs to learn and exchange ideas.  Our efforts result in innovative and effective solutions that enrich the lives of the global community.

Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.

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What You Missed: MINN International Communications Roundtable

on Tue, 2014-04-01 21:55

Communications across international lines can be difficult. The MINN Roundtable on International Communications—hosted over the lunch hour on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the African Development Center—offered a perfect opportunity for communications professionals to discuss success and potential improvements to communications programs at their respective organizations.

Collecting stories to share with supporters can be especially challenging in international work. Major themes discussed at the roundtable were trust and respect.

Minnesotan Meets Bono! How to Advocate on the Hill

on Tue, 2014-04-01 21:28

Kris Jernigan (2nd row 2nd from left) poses with Bono and other volunteer advoactes of ONE.org
Article submitted by MINN volunteer Kris Jernigan, pictured in the second row, second from the left.  Kris is immediately to the left of Bono (the gentleman in the blue sunglasses) who is the founder of ONE and the lead singer of the popular band U2.

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Recently ONE’s top volunteers met in DC for the annual “ONE Summit” to advocate for co-sponsorship of H.R. 2548 “Electrify Africa” and to refine their skills as volunteer leaders in their states.

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