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  • Young Leadership Council Debate Watch Party

    Location: 10 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Please join the Young Leadership Council (YLC) for a Debate Watch Party on September 26th for the highly anticipated first Presidential Debate between Democratic and Republican nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. For more information about the event or YLC Membership please contact Samantha Peterson at or 612.584.4559

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  • Lunch Forum with Greater Mankato Growth

    Location: 151 St. Andrews Court, Suite 710, Mankato, MN 56001

    Please join American Experiment at the Greater Mankato Growth’s September Public Affairs Forum for a lunch on Minnesota’s Economy: Not As Good As We Think? featuring our very own John Hinderaker and Peter Nelson. Hinderaker and Nelson will be presenting on our newly released report “Minnesota’s Economy: Mediocre Performance Threatens the State’s Future” by PhD economist Joseph Kennedy, which provides an in-depth examination on Minnesota’s economy. Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Forum Series brings together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant policy issues.  The Center is exceedingly pleased to be a featured speaker in the series. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 11:30…

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  • John Brandl and His Uncommon Quest for Common Ground

    Location: 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

    EIGHTH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF JOHN BRANDL & HIS UNCOMMON QUEST FOR COMMON GROUND  Our 2016 program salutes Tom Swain, now in his 90s, for his profound and ongoing contributions to public service in Minnesota.  How has his lifetime of collaborations, with great collections of Minnesotans, enriched the civic life of every corner of our state? Going forward, why is his principled yet keenly open minded and innovative style of leadership more important than ever?  Hear what a few of his legions of colleagues and admirers have to say – as well as what Tom himself thinks about it all. MONDAY,…

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