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August 2019

Office Trivia

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Birch’s Lowertown Taproom & Barrel House, 289 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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The Next Generation Leadership Group is thrilled to host another Trivia Night! Bring all your Dunder-Mifflin knowledge and get ready to raise some money! The Anne McManus Fund is a resource for EVOLVE foster families to utilize to help cover the supplemental costs of raising foster children. This fund is solely funded on fundraising through the Next Generation Leadership group and private donations. The Next Generation Leadership Group is a collective group of young adults who are passionate about serving…

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding.    This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10.   Register HERE

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September 2019

Domestic Adoption Education

September 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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This training is for families preparing for Domestic Infant Adoption. The topics covered in this training will include: Openness, State Laws, ICPC, ICWA, understanding the experience of expectant parents and preparing for first conversations, discipline, talking with children about adoption, and sexual abuse. The afternoon portion will focus on infant adoption outreach options & concrete ways to get started. This program is for EVOLVE clients only. If you haven't started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an…

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Parenting in a Diverse Society

September 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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This class explores diversity and what ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ children need from their parents, siblings, and other caring adults in order to grow up with a strong self-esteem.

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All Family Fun Night with MN FIRST Robotics

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomington Office, 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States
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EVOLVE is happy to host another All Family Meet Up! MN First Robotics will provide interactive robots for all ages to enjoy!   Registration coming soon!

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding.    This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10.   Register HERE

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Group Foster Care Information Meeting

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

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Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bloomington Office, 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States
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In CORE, Families will learn about core topics to prepare them for adoptive and foster parenting. You will learn about the impact of trauma, abuse, neglect, and prenatal substance exposure on child development as well as attachment, birth family dynamics, understanding grief and loss, and preparing for placement. This training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE If you are interested in being on a panel at this education, please fill out the form HERE  

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October 2019

Foster Care Education

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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This is designed for those in the process of becoming foster parents. Participants will learn the ins and outs of both traditional and concurrent planning. This program is for MN Families who are looking to become licensed as foster parents. This training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE If you would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bloomington Office, 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding.    This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10.   Register HERE

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Parenting in a Diverse Society

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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This class explores diversity and what ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ children need from their parents, siblings, and other caring adults in order to grow up with a strong self-esteem. This training is free to EVOLVE Clients. Non-EVOLVE client cost is $50 per family (up to two adults) and  $50 per professional.   Register HERE If you would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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UMOJA MN

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - October 20 @ 5:00 pm

*We wanted to let you know that there is going to be a location & date change to the next UMOJA MN. The next UMOJA MN will be held October 18-20 at Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska. We have made this decision in an effort to make the camp more impactful, representative, and even more engaging. We want to be great stewards of our families, teachers, vendors & speakers time, expertise and wisdom and we are excited to continue…

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Group Foster Care Information Meeting

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

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Group Adoption Information Meeting

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bloomington Office, 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

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Champions For Children Gala

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mill City Museum MN United States + Google Map

EVOLVE is thrilled to host the first ever Champions for Children Gala; All That Jazz. Join us for an evening of jazz and fundraising in the city. We can't wait to celebrate champions like you who help EVOLVE continue the work we do. All That Jazz will feature a silent auction, live auction, a cash raffle, drinks and appetizers, plated dinner, and a program.   Adult Tickets *$100 | $125 Child Tickets $30 Tables *$950 | $1000 *Early bird pricing available…

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November 2019

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

November 8 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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In CORE, Families will learn about core topics to prepare them for adoptive and foster parenting. You will learn about the impact of trauma, abuse, neglect, and prenatal substance exposure on child development as well as attachment, birth family dynamics, understanding grief and loss, and preparing for placement. This training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE

Find out more »

Group Foster Care Information Meeting

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

Find out more »

International Adoption Education

November 15 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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Our International Adoption Education is for families preparing for international adoption. Topics covered include overview of the international adoption process, reasons for placement, country specific information, impact of orphanage care on children, overview of sexual abuse, preparing for placement, discipline and re-parenting hurt children, assessing child behavior, talking about adoption with your child(ren), post placement and post adoption resources. For EVOLVE clients only. If you haven't started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to…

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Domestic Adoption Education

November 15 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Bloomington Office, 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States
+ Google Map

This training is for families preparing for Domestic Infant Adoption. The topics covered in this training will include: Openness, State Laws, ICPC, ICWA, understanding the experience of expectant parents and preparing for first conversations, discipline, talking with children about adoption, and sexual abuse. The afternoon portion will focus on infant adoption outreach options & concrete ways to get started. This program is for EVOLVE clients only. If you haven’t started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an…

Find out more »

Proactive Parenting Support Group

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
Proactive Parenting Support

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding.   This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10.    Register HERE

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Adoption Information Meeting

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

Find out more »

December 2019

Foster Care Education

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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This is designed for those in the process of becoming foster parents. Participants will learn the ins and outs of both traditional and concurrent planning. This program is for MN Families who are looking to become licensed as foster parents. This training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE If you would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Parenting in a Diverse Society

December 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stillwater Office, 5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
+ Google Map

This class explores diversity and what ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ children need from their parents, siblings, and other caring adults in order to grow up with a strong self-esteem.

Find out more »

Group Foster Care Information Meeting

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
+ Google Map

The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers.

Find out more »
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