St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

Two Rivers Overlook 2711 Shepard Rd., St. Paul

K-12 educators will receive 5 clock hours. Learning from Place: Bdote is an immersive experience that brings participants to sites of great significance to Dakota people in the Twin Cities. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history.

$75

Learning from Place: St. Paul’s Little Africa

Snelling Cafe and Restaurant 638 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul

K-12 educators will receive 3 clock hours. Build your cultural understanding and awareness of Minnesota’s African cultures as you immerse yourself within St. Paul’s Little Africa cultural corridor.

$30

St. Paul – Learning from Place: Bdote

Indian Mounds Regional Park 10 Mounds Blvd, St. Paul

K-12 educators will receive 5 clock hours. Learning from Place: Bdote is an immersive experience that brings participants to sites of great significance to Dakota people in the Twin Cities. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history.

$75

Birmingham, AL – There IS a Balm in Gilead: Healing from the Events of 1963 National Conference

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL, United States

This year, 2023, the City of Birmingham commemorates sixty years since the Birmingham campaign for civil and human rights. As a part of the commemorative events, The Historic Bethel Baptist Church of Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce its conference on individual and community healing. The conference theme is “There IS A Balm in Gilead: Healing From The Events of 1963.” The conference will take place September 12-14, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama.

$200

St. Paul – Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Join us for the Fall Metro Indian Education Gathering. Anyone connected to American Indian Education and/or American Indian students are welcome to attend.

Free

Staples – Including An Indigenous Lens that Honors the Past, Present, and Future

Sourcewell 202 12th Street NE, Spicer, United States

In this session of Excavating Excellence: A Speaker Series and Cohort offered by Sourcewell, we will excavate a perspective that is too often minimized, misrepresented, or sometimes completely absent: the perspective of our nation's first people.

$80

Online – Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching Dakota Content

Online

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching Dakota Content is designed for educators who have attended, or are planning to attend, Learning from Place: Bdote. This workshop is especially useful for developing unique classroom content to align with Minnesota State Social Studies Standards.

$20

Online – Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series

Online

In this three-part discussion series, we will consider how gender and sexuality are refracted, or how their meaning and social expression are changing and moving as we think through the topics of transgender rights, book bans, and masculinity. This session of Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series will examine the controversy over sexuality and book bans, and what can be done to continue the freedom to read.

Free

Online – Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series

Online

In this three-part discussion series, we will consider how gender and sexuality are refracted, or how their meaning and social expression are changing and moving as we think through the topics of transgender rights, book bans, and masculinity. This session of Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series will examine issues related to gender and sexuality continue to be paramount in many areas, including politics, law, health care, parenting, identity, and social justice.

Free

Prior Lake – Understand Native Minnesota Educator Academy

Mystic Lake Center 2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard NW, Prior Lake, MN, United States

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, through its Understand Native Minnesota campaign, is hosting two free Educator Academy events on February 21 and March 14, from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. These one-day events offer professional development workshops to introduce K-12 educators to a variety of ways to teach Native American topics in classroom settings.

Free

Online – Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series

Online

In this three-part discussion series, we will consider how gender and sexuality are refracted, or how their meaning and social expression are changing and moving as we think through the topics of transgender rights, book bans, and masculinity. This session of Refraction: A Gender and Sexuality Discussion Series, will seek to pull apart the term toxic masculinity and look instead at detoxing masculinity.

Free