Events

MINN Sponsored and Other Local Events

There are many great events in the Twin Cities for practitioners interested in international nongovernmental work! We try to keep up on these events and post them here. On this page, you will also find MINN-hosted events. If there is an event that you would like to see posted here, please fill out this form.

With co-sponsorship, MINN can help promote or put on an event! Get answers about the different kinds of co-sponsorship, what they involve, and their benefits here.

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a panel discussion about international volunteer and study opportunities. Learn what type program best fits your interests and get ready to go abroad. With the rise of voluntourism and volunteer service learning what are some of the different perspectives we should consider? For example, what do those within the communities who are accepting volunteers think about the work they are doing? Discussion will be led by Molly Stern from Global Citizens Network, Brianna Jensen from Common Hope and Therese Dosch Anderson from Give Us Wings. Event is free for MINN members.


Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Caux Round Table is hosting a special program and reception to honor Brian Atwood, who is leaving Minnesota, to thank him for his leadership, dedication and service to our state and country. MINN is co-sponsoring the event and we would like to invite you to join us.

The event will be held at the Minneapolis Club and space is limited. Cost to attend is $10 per person. Light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. To register online, please visit: www.cauxroundtable.org


Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm


Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater, 115 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414, and Tuggs Tavern at 219 SE Main St.

Join us as we attend the Minnesota & St. Paul International Film Festival!

Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) See Poverty, Inc. at the Minnesota & St. Paul International Film Festival

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Where:
Surly Beer Hall, 520 Malcolm Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis 55414


Celebrate Earth Day by getting out and meeting new people! Join MINN for a networking event at the new Surly Beer Hall on Wednesday, April 22nd from 5:00-7:00pm. MINN will host a selection of appetizers to compliment the great locally-produced drinks. No need to RSVP. Everyone is welcome!

Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) Networking Event Surly Beer Hall

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Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Where:
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Room 60, 301 19th Avenue South #307, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Join our discussion on Social Just Consent and Usage of Photos in NGO Marketing and Stories. The event will provide a space to discuss questions such as: How can we justly represent children in NGO promotional and evaluation work? How do we tackle informed consent for images used in development work? What might informed consent look like? What are some of the power relations / dynamics at play?

 

 


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