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 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

LOCUS "Keeping Current" Happy Hour II on 6/22

*This event is organized for and by people of color (and non-POC with other marginalized identities) as a supportive and courageous space.On the heels of "Putting Into Words What I Live" and "Intersectionality with Intentionality" workshops focused on microaggressions, code-switching, and navigating multiple intersecting identities, LOCUS invites you to a casual summertime "Keeping Current" Happy Hour … Continue reading LOCUS "Keeping Current" Happy Hour II on 6/22

"Putting Into Words What I Live" on Wednesday, April 15

"Putting Into Words What I Live"Wednesday, April 15, 20155:15pm Registration; 5:30pm - 7:30pm ProgramRondo Community Outreach LibraryRegister online by 4/14. Admission: $7.00/$10.00*This event is organized for and by people of color as a supportive and courageous space.Microaggressions—"everyday slight, putdown, indignity, or invalidation unintentionally directed toward a marginalized group." When does it exactly happen? How can we … Continue reading "Putting Into Words What I Live" on Wednesday, April 15

Path to Power Candidate & Campaign Training

Make a resolution to join Bill Emory and the Minnesota AFL-CIO for the Path to Power Candidate & Campaign Training in the new year. The two-day training is primarily designed for people who might consider running for office someday, but would also be very valuable to anyone interested in taking part in an issue campaign … Continue reading Path to Power Candidate & Campaign Training