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Events

Upcoming Events

8th Annual Connecting Hearts, Raising Voices Benefit

Featuring Kevin Kling

storyteller | author | playwright

Please join us on November 15, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Minnesota Humanities Center in St. Paul.

Kevin Kling, playwright and storyteller, has performed all over the world and his commentaries can be heard on NPR’s All things Considered. Kevin has a special appreciation for the work of Family Voices of Minnesota as a person who has personal experience with living with a disability. He says, “I think it’s important and vital that people that have children and work with children that have disabilities find support and networking for the unique challenges of their everyday lives” Learn more about Kevin Kling and the Benefit

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Fall Parent Groups

One in Five Minnesota families with children has a child with a disability or chronic health condition. We do not have to feel alone. Visit our Parent Groups page for more information about these upcoming parent group meetings.

Tuesday Morning Groups

10:00 – 11:30 AM

September 10th

October 8th

November 12th

Thursday Evening Groups

7:30 – 9:00 PM

September 26th

October 24th

November 21st

Metro Area Third Thursday Support Group

6:30 – 8:00 PM

Local Roots, 817 66th St E, Richfield, MN 55423

September 19th

October 17th

November 21st

Journaling for Self-Care Private Virtual Group Session

8:00 – 9:00 PM

Wednesday, September 25th 

Wednesday, October 23rd

Wednesday, November 20th

Family Leadership Institute

October 2019 – May 2020

Family Voices of Minnesota is offering a strengths-based Family Leadership Training designed for parents and caregivers of children with special healthcare needs and disabilities. Each participant will complete a Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment and have access to individual coaching with a Gallup-certified strengths coach.

Topics covered in the curriculum include A History of Disability in MN, Family-Centered Care, Advocacy and Public Policy, Parent-Professional Partnerships, and Understanding State Agencies.