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State Central Committee Meeting

When: November 4, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


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Executive Committee Meeting

When: February 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm


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Election Day

When: November 5, 2013 all-day


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Climate Change (The Theater of Public Policy)

When: November 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Huge Theater, 3037 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

PAUL HUTTNER, CHIEF METEOROLOGIST, MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO Climate change is global problem. Minneapolitans with the best of intentions are seeking to make a difference, whether with increased recycling, supporting more mass transit/bike lanes, or even mandating local power companies to

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Online Journalism (The Theater of Public Policy)

When: November 4, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Huge Theater, 3037 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

BOB COLLINS AND AARON RUPAR, WRITERS, MPR NEWS CUT BLOG & NEWS BLOGGER, CITY PAGES Two of Minnesota’s most influential bloggers will join The Theater of Public Policy to talk about journalism, aggregation, comment trolls, and their favorite, “13 Signs You’re From….”

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Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

When: October 28, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – October 28, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Huge Theater

SARAH CATHERINE WALKER – FOUNDER, MINNESOTA SECOND CHANCE COALITION Judges, prosecutors, and even the United State Attorney General have been pushing for reform of Mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, which require certain penalties for crimes regardless of circumstance. Proponents of reform

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Medical Marijuana in Minnesota

When: October 14, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – October 14, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Huge Theater, 3037 South Lyndale Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

HEATHER AZZI, POLITICAL DIRECTOR FOR MINNESOTANS FOR COMPASSIONATE CARE Medical Marijuana is currently legal in 20 states and the District of Colombia, but not in Minnesota. Some state lawmakers, as well as our guest, think it’s time for Minnesota to

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States Rights! Or… American Civil War 2.0?

When: October 7, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – October 7, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Huge Theater, 3037 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

DALE CARPENTER, AMERICAN LEGAL COMMENTATOR AND EARL R. LARSON PROFESSOR OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES LAW AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA What do guns, marijuana, and until recently, gay marriage all have in common? They are all issues where

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Frac Sand Mining: Could it Happen Here?

When: October 29, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, 328 Maple Street, Saint Paul, MN 55115, USA
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Minnesota’s Purple Caucus

When: October 25, 2013 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Minnesota’s Purple Caucus The Fifth Annual Celebration of John Brandl& His Uncommon Quest for Common Ground    Friday, Oct. 25, 20131:30-3 p.m.; Reception to followCowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs301-19th Avenue South, Minneapolis  RSVP by email to Frustrated with

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