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

NDANO 2016 Nonprofit Leadership Conference

June 01, 2016 to June 02, 2016

Bismarck, ND

This year’s featured speakers include fundraising expert Kim Klein of Klein and Roth Consulting and technology expert Jay Wilkinson of Firespring. 

The Bush Foundation is hiring a Native Nation Building Portfolio Director. We will host an info session webinar about the position on June 2 at 10:00 am Central.

Learn more about the position and sign up for the webinar.

Minneapolis, MN

Northern Spark is an annual, all night, citywide arts festival with broad participation by artists, organizations, and the public. For 2016 the event will focus on the West Bank neighborhood of Minneapolis as a node with our partners the Somali Museum of Minnesota, Mixed Blood Theater, Cedar Cultural Center, and the West Bank Business Association. 

2016 Transforming Local Government

June 14, 2016 to June 17, 2016

St. Paul, MN

The 2016 Transforming Local Government Conference (TLG) will be co-located with the League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference. This unique opportunity of bringing together local government professional staff with Minnesota elected officials and professional staff will provide for exciting, dynamic presentations and conversations on local government innovation!