During our Strategic Planning process, "Innovative Thought Leadership and Sector Shaping" was identified as one of our network's strategic priorities for the next three years. A key objective for us to accomplish this will be to create tools and programs with the intent to share on a regional and national level. When YNPN-National put out a call asking local chapters to participate in the National Operating System Pilot, the YNPN-TC Board of Directors figured we better put our money where our mouth is!Read more
As a member-based organization, feedback from our members on how we’re running YNPN Twin Cities is vital to the success of the organization. Recently, we sent out our annual member survey, and respondents told us what we’re doing well and what we can do to bring more value to you, our members.
Here are 5 key things you had to say this year:Read more
Proof that Minnesotans are hearty as hell? The sub-zero temperatures this winter haven't stopped YNPN-TC members from getting out and following exciting new opportunities!Read more
New Sector offers programs for early career social impact professionals at three levels:
- The AmeriCorps RISE Fellowship, an 11 month program (September - July) and accepts applications from graduating college seniors and professionals with up to five years of experience
- The Summer Fellowship, for current college sophomores, juniors, and seniors as well as recent college graduates
- The Senior Summer Fellowship, which is designed for Master's students with prior work experience
YNPN-TC had a big year last year, from a record amount of events and increased membership to hosting the YNPN national conference for the first time in the Twin Cities. Check out this amazing infographic (made by YNPN-TC member Isaac Ruder) that covers some of our biggest highlights from 2014.Read more
The Scoop is back and refreshed after a winter hiatus!
It's a new year and YNPN-TC members are challenging themselves with exciting new jobs and promotions!Read more
2015 is starting out to be another amazing year for YNPN-TC. We’ve already had a month’s worth of great events, brought on an amazing group of new board members, and started a new 3 year strategic plan.
This new strategic plan builds on our past successes and pushes YNPN-TC forward to be a bigger, stronger, more connected and sustainable organization.Read more
If you’re like me, you’re not entirely sure what you want to be when you grow up.
Maybe you’re not sure if you’re already "grown-up" because something’s still lacking, maybe not sure if you’re taking the right steps towards your image of adulthood, or maybe you want to be something else and plan to never stop growing and moving forward. If any of these situations resonate with you, maybe you need to figure your s#!t out. YNPN-TC has your back. They recently hosted an event to help you do just that.Read more
For our new board members’ first assignment, they were tasked with interviewing each other. Read on to find out everything from their ideal dinner dates to where they would live other than the frozen tundra of Minnesota!Read more