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Advocacy & Public Policy Events

Advocacy & Public Policy Events

MCN's advocacy trainings and events calendar includes a mixture of virtual trainings, in-person convenings, advocacy workshops, face-time with elected officials and their staffers, and networking with other nonprofits around the state.

Nov 21

Advocacy 101 - Worthington

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Minnesota West Community & Technical College Room 401
Worthington, MN
In this session, participants will learn how and why to build relationships with elected officials and also know the benefits about coalition building with nonprofits.
Dec 04

Coffee with Commissioners: Minnesota Department of Economic Development

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Central Standard Time
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
St. Paul, MN
Join us for a conversation with Minnesota Department of Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Steve Grove.


MCN is pleased to offer a limited number of partial scholarships for most MCN sponsored trainings and events to individuals from small nonprofits, organizations outside the seven-county Twin Cities area, immigrant and refugee organizations, and culturally-specific organizations working with individual cultural communities. Additionally, scholarships are available to full-time students, jobseekers, and full-time volunteers.

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