University of Minnesota U.S. University of Minnesota 

U of MN Pres. Bruininks rallies supporters at the 2011 legislative briefing

Over 500 supporters from around the state attended Wednesday evening’s 2011 Legislative Briefing at the University of Minnesota McNamara Almuni Center. The U of MN Alumni Association organized the event and made it available to supporters at Crookston, Duluth, and Morris campuses by providing live webcasts. Participants took “Because” pictures, which will be sent to the individuals legislators, and are… Read More
Minnesota Second Chance Coalition U.S. 

MN Second Chance Coalition, takes first hand approach

Today at the State Capitol, non profit Minnesota Second Chance Coalition with Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota held “Day on the Hill Legislative Visit Training.” They are getting their supporters ready for “Second Chance Day on the Hill 2011,” which will be held on January 26th.The event’s brings out hundreds of concerned Minnesotans each year and is one of the largest events… Read More
Minnesota Children's Museum U.S. 

With the help of education, ‘Small Hands, Big Hearts’ is an automatic success

The Minnesota Children’s Museum together with the non-profit Doing Good Together, have organized Small Hands, Big Hearts: Spark the Spirit of Giving.The two week event, which runs from January 15th until the 30th, is in its second year. “Last year it was such a big success with museum goers, that it has been made an annual event,” said Program Facilitator… Read More
Chinese New Year U.S. 

Celebrating the Chinese New Year with a night of ‘Enchantment of Dance’

What: TCCDC is proudly announcing the “Enchantment of Dance” — TCCDC 2011 Chinese New Year Celebration Show at the O’Shaughnessy Theater on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at 7:00pm. This show will be TCCDC’s way of celebrating the Chinese New Year, the Year of Rabbit, and the groups way of saying “Thank You” to all the warm and generous support in… Read More
Gun violence Keith Ellison U.S. 

Rep. Keith Ellison met with constituents after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shooting

On January 8th, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was hosting “Congress on Your Corner,” which was brought to an abrupt halt when a gunman opened fire on the crowed. Once the smoke cleared, Rep. Giffords was left critically injured, nine people were killed (including a 9-year-old girl) and 13 others were injured. The gunman, Jared Loughner, took an extreme approach at… Read More