When asked what leaders need to more effectively lead change, the number one answer they gave us is more opportunities to connect with one another.

The upcoming events below are opportunities to do just that. Build and strengthen your connections with leaders across various networks in our region. Be inspired to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in your community. Equip yourself with new skills, tools and knowledge to more effecitvely lead change. Click on the event name for more information and to register to attend.

Upcoming Events

The YWCA hosts the 12th Annual It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race featuring keynote speaker RT Rybak, and introducing new initiatives to increase the sustained impact of this gathering of 1,200 leaders. Diverse leaders from business, education, arts and community service will come together to move Minnesota forward through honest conversation and powerful action.

Nonprofits in Motion: Momentum for a New Minnesota

November 06, 2014 to November 07, 2014

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits 2014 annual conference provides an opportunity for nonprofit leaders to come together for educational learning, peer-to-peer networking, and celebrating the sector's successes. 

The Fall Media Forum brings together media professionals, non-profit professionals and community activists for day-long conference on "Community Engagement, Community Impact: Telling Your Story to Make A Difference.

This launch event is a celebration to advance social entrepreneurship and innovation in Minnesota. Come to learn, engage, and network with change-makers from all sectors: business, government, nonprofits, education, technology, and philanthropy.

We Day Minnesota

November 12, 2014

An annual series of stadium-sized events, We Day brings together world-renowned speakers and performers—from Malala Yousafzai and Martin Sheen to Demi Lovato—with tens of thousands of youth to kick-start a year of action through We Act. We Day is connected to the year-long We Act program, which offers educational resources and campaigns to help young people turn the day’s inspiration into sustained action.