Dec
1
5:00 PM17:00

Ode to Navarathri

The annual Indian festival of Navarathri is a time when families welcome neighbors into their homes for a celebration rooted in the sharing of art. This year, 8 Bridges team member Jessica Fiala will be supporting Ragamala Dance in their partnership with the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN). Ode to Navarathri will feature community performances, exhibits, and classes as part of the Walker's Free First Saturday program. 

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Nov
15
to Nov 16

People Powered Publishing

8 Bridges Workshop will be attending the People Powered Publishing conference in Chicago. Read all about it here. From the conference description: “This two-day conference provides tools for journalists, civic-engagement specialists and community storytellers to create a more collaborative and equitable news landscape by strengthening the connections between news organizations and the people they cover.”

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Jul
11
9:30 AM09:30

Lessons from the Social Innovation Fund

In September 2012, Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW), in partnership with Generation Next, was awarded a five-year, $5 million Social Innovation Fund (SIF) award from the Corporation of National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency. At this event, the organizations will share what they have learned over the past five years as recipients of the SIF grant.

8 Bridges Workshop supports Generation Next.

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May
2
8:30 AM08:30

Introduction to Lifecycles Consulting workshop with Susan Stevens

Susan Stevens is the founder of the Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute and author of Nonprofit Lifecycles (and former Minnesotan). In partnership with Gayle Ober, president of the George Family Foundation and faculty member at the University of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Leadership Program, we are delighted to take advantage of Susan’s availability to provide this timely workshop in Minnesota. 

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