The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) invites book lovers of all ages to the lawn of MHC for a read-in gathering to celebrate National Read a Book Day. Bring the book of your choice, a blanket or chair, and join in celebration by reading in community.
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.
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.
How can religious leaders and community organizations collectively work to effectively address hate and divisiveness in Minnesota? Professor Najeeba Sayeed, El-Hibri Endowed Chair and Executive Director of Interfaith at Augsburg share the process and results from the July 20th convening as well as her own work toward countering and preventing religious based discrimination and violence, particularly with an anti-Muslim bias.
The Minnesota Writers Series welcomes Sheri Brenden, author of "Break Point: Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX" in a conversation with her sister, Peg Brenden, one of the St. Cloud student athletes behind the groundbreaking 1972 federal court case that took on the unequal system of school athletics nationwide.
Are you a young person (13-19 years of age) who writes poetry or aspires to start writing poetry? Do you want to connect with other youth writers? Then join us for the Poetry Sparks! Youth Writing Workshop with Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Nell Westerman, and former St. Paul Youth Poet Laureate Chavah Gabrielle.