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The Scoop: August's News From our Members

Emily Shaftel is now Communications Specialist at Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota.

Katie Eukel named a 2013-2014 Humphrey Policy Fellow.

Lizzy Shramko featured in Pollen's YNP5Q.

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The Three Rules of...Breaking the Rules?

On July 24, Steve Boehlke shared with us advice gained from over two decades working in leadership development with organizations large and small, including Cargill, Merch and Nestle, among others.

His advice to young nonprofit professionals? If you want to create change, ask yourself, "How can I break the rules?" Because it's in those unwritten taboos at organizations that opportunities for growth can be found.

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2013 Catalytic Leader Award: Kat Kempe

kat_kempe.jpgBack in April, Kelly Rowan wrote a YNPN blog post about the importance of recognizing leadership in our peers, and encouraged readers to nominate a colleague for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofit’s Nonprofit Leadership Awards. One of our very own YNPN members, Kat Kempe, won the Catalytic Leader award, which is given to someone who “effectively leads from the middle…, understands how to move change forward in an organization…, and has helped shape his/her organization through strategic change.” Kat works for Think Small as a Senior Policy Advocate, which entails community organizing and communications for the early childhood advocacy, education and resource nonprofit.  In their words about Kat’s award,

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The Scoop: July's News From our Members

Learn about the great news YNPN-TC members have to share in this month's edition of The Scoop.

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Nathan Magel Bids Farewell to YNPN-TC

In July, YNPN Twin Cities board chair Nathan Magel will be leaving the Twin Cities to pursue a graduate program in New York City. Jamie Millard, current YNPN-TC vice-chair, was appointed interim board chair to finish out Nathan's 2013 term. Board member Brian Gioielli was elected YNPN-TC’s interim vice chair for the remainder of 2013. Read on, as Nathan reflects on his experience with YNPN Twin Cities.

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YNPN National Conference Comes to the Twin Cities

Every year, young nonprofit leaders from all around the country gather together for the YNPN National Conference. We head to a different city each time to make new connections, build skills, and get inspired to be stronger leaders in our communities. And we are beyond thrilled to announce that the conference host for 2014 has just been announced as....drum roll please....YNPN Twin Cities!

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The Scoop: June's News from Our Members

Several accomplishments and cool news from YNPN-TC's members to be shared in this month's edition of The Scoop!

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YNPN Twin Cities and thedatabank Team Up

YNPN Twin Cities is excited to announce our new partnership with thedatabank — a local Minneapolis company that provides database software for nonprofits locally and across the country.

YNPN-TC has been working for the past year with thedatabank to create a custom database to help YNPN-TC more effectively reach and engage our members.

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Member Meet-Ups: The Power is Yours!

by Amanda Bingham
Follow me on Twitter: @amanda_l_b

Do you wish there were more YNPN-TC events focused on the topics you care most about for your professional development? Looking to connect with other nonprofit professionals in a different setting? Now you will have a chance to make those ideas happen.

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The Scoop: May's News From Our Members

YNPN-TC members have a lot to share - business start-ups, new jobs and conference planning. Check out The Scoop for May!

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