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Empowerment Self Defense workshops

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Aurora Center is sponsoring a workshop on Empowerment Self Defense, with Diane Long of Kaleidoscope Healing Arts, which helps individuals learn about their own emotional and physical boundaries, as well as how to exercise and maintain them without blaming victims/survivors for violence they have experienced. Apr. 12, 2-4 p.m., and Apr.


Rediscovering Our Magic: The 4th Annual Upper Midwest Queer and Trans Indigenous People and People of Color (QTIPOC) Conference

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

April 13-15, 2018, Marriott Courtyard Hotel, 1500 Washington Ave S, Mpls, MN 55454 and The Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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UMN students ask regents to focus on diversity, student privacy

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

University of Minnesota students presented top student concerns, including diversity efforts and student information privacy, during an annual report to the Board of Regents Friday. 

The eight undergraduate and graduate student representatives to the Board of Regents, who come from each University campus, identified four primary areas of concern they want the regents to address.

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