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2020 Rural MN Equity Summit: Building equity by becoming anti-racist

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2020-11-16 09:00:00 2020-11-17 12:00:00 2020 Rural MN Equity Summit: Building equity by becoming anti-racist Join Extension, the Greater Mankato Diversity Council, and our generous supporters for a two-day virtual conference. This summit has something for everyone who wants to expand their knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout rural Minnesota. You can expect: Engaging speakers from all corners of the state Interactive break-out sessions Networking Reflection spaces Learning circles Inspirational messages Practical tips and ideas America/Chicago public

Time

Location

Webinar

Contact

Toby Spanier, University of Minnesota Extension leadership and civic engagement educator
spani001@umn.edu or 320-235-0726 ext. 2020

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Join Extension, the Greater Mankato Diversity Council, and our generous supporters for a two-day virtual conference. This summit has something for everyone who wants to expand their knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout rural Minnesota. You can expect:

  • Engaging speakers from all corners of the state
  • Interactive break-out sessions
  • Networking
  • Reflection spaces
  • Learning circles
  • Inspirational messages
  • Practical tips and ideas

Cost

  • $40 early bird special — register by October 16
  • $50 — registration fee after October 16

Free swag box for the first 150 registrations!

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available.

Scholarships available

Extension's Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (RSDP) has scholarship funds available for residents of Southwest Minnesota, which includes: the counties of Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Douglas, Grant, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Pope, Redwood, Sibley, Renville, Rock, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Watonwan and Yellow Medicine, and the Upper Sioux and Lower Sioux sovereign Native nations.

To apply, please complete this scholarship form by Friday, October 30. Scholarship recipients will be notified and registered by RSDP and will not need to register directly. Scholarships will be awarded while funds last.

Questions about this scholarship? Please contact Mary Jo Fox (foxxx055@umn.edu).

Registration

Register through Saint Peter Community and Family Education using the below link or call them at 507-934-3048, ext. 1.

Conference partners

University of Minnesota Extension • Greater Mankato Diversity Council

Supporters

Bush Foundation • Mankato Area Foundation • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation • Region Nine Development Commission

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