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BCLI Issue Series: Intersectionality on November 12

Nexus’ BCLI Program is partnering with Minnesota Rising’s LOCUS group to further the conversation of intersectionality in social justice work. LOCUS is an initiative of Minnesota Rising. Learn more about Minnesota Rising HERE Our lives are complex, and even more so, our identities. In the important work of social justice, we work towards to unpacking some of … Continue reading BCLI Issue Series: Intersectionality on November 12

LOCUS “Keeping Current” Happy Hour III Recap

For LOCUS “Keeping Current” Happy Hour III we met on October 21st at Green Spoon Cafe with the purpose of discussing three topics (activist strategies and white culture, tone policing, and elitism in social movements) brought up by three articles elected as pre-reads for the event: How the Interruption of Bernie Sanders Exposed White Progressives’ White … Continue reading LOCUS “Keeping Current” Happy Hour III Recap

LOCUS "Keeping Current" Happy Hour III on 10/22

Wednesday, October 22, 20156:00pm - 7:30pmGreen Spoon CafeRegister online!*This event is organized for and by people of color (and non-POC with other marginalized identities) as a supportive and courageous space.LOCUS invites you to a casual autumn Keeping Current" Happy Hour III! Taking a few pages (and no more than that!) from the book club model, … Continue reading LOCUS "Keeping Current" Happy Hour III on 10/22

Accepting Applications: Wilder Foundation Neighborhood Leadership Program

Wilder Foundation is recruiting applicants for the next Neighborhood Leadership Program cohort. If you live, work, or play in Saint Paul, consider taking part in this opportunity to develop your skills and enhance your ability to act on important community issues. Learn more below and consider applying by the September 9th deadline!Challenge yourself . . … Continue reading Accepting Applications: Wilder Foundation Neighborhood Leadership Program

Accepting Applications: Native Nation Rebuilders Program

The Bush Foundation is recruiting applicants for the seventh cohort of its Native Nation Rebuilders Program. Developed for citizens of the 23 Native nations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, the program engages 30 "Rebuilders" to participate in a two-year program. Learn more below and consider applying by the August 27th deadline!Join the Nation-Building … Continue reading Accepting Applications: Native Nation Rebuilders Program