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The Raising of America: Minnesota’s Early Childhood Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Join policy makers, practitioners and early childhood education experts and advocates in a UROC Critical Conversation on how a strong start for all Minnesota children can lead to a healthier, prosperous and more equitable state. The interactive event will feature a screening of episode two of the new documentary series The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation, airing nationwide on public television stations this fall. Learn more.

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Untitled: A Show About Nature

Featuring jewelry, paintings and sculpture by artists Joan Gordon, Christopher Harrison, Shirley Jones, Gene Olson, and Eileen Cohen. Opening reception: 6 p.m., Thursday, October 27. Free and open to the public.