Stop sexual assault in the workplace

Stop sexual assault

Employers have the to maintain a workplace free of sexual assault. Not only is this a legal obligation, and good for business, but sexual assault spreads like a cancer. People start thinking it’s ok. You will pay a toll in employee morale, productivity, and non-stop lawsuits. I’ve been reading about the Largest sexual harassment cases. These cases are perfect examples of sexual assault where the accusers are afraid to make themselves known. Retaliation is a major concern. If you talk to your supervisor, which is often your abuser, you won’t get far. Under no circumstances should reprisals be allowed. In […]

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Helping The Poor

Helping the poor children

It turns out to be difficult for academics at universities to carry out studies far away with the level of detail that good scientific trials require. You need reliable staff on the ground who understand the science but who also have the social skills to work with partners and manage field operations. By 2002, as I was starting out as a professor, I founded a nonprofit called Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) to help fill these knowledge gaps in finance, health, education, food, and peace and postconflict recovery. IPA connects my curious number-crunching academic colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of […]

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Aegis Foundation Sponsors

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We, the Aegis Foundation are committed to help the vulnerable, needy, underserved, and imperiled youth plan, prepare and focus on education. We are a resource for our youth to inspire dreams, create leaders and provide scholarships for continuing education. Aegis Foundation believes we can reclaim the shaping of today’s seemingly forgotten youth by giving them back their livelihoods, getting them off the streets and back into supportive environments. We work in conjunction with these organizations to support and motivate these children to give them back what’s left of their childhood and prepare them for a healthy, responsible, and productive life. […]

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Red Carpet EXPERIENCE – Like you have never seen it before!

Benefiting: Smile Network & Aegis Foundation Join our hosts, Laura Schara & Christopher Hopkins. What is the best part about living like Hollywood royalty for a night? You get to dress the part, decked out in snazzy attire (black tie optional) suitable for sauntering down the red carpet, sipping on champagne (after being transported to the venue via a luxury UBER car, naturally), pausing for the cameras. But even better! All proceeds will be split between the charities, Smile Network and Aegis Foundation, making the lavish revelry worthy of a standing ovation. Tickets VIP (includes: Unlimited champagne, Round-trip car service with […]

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Aegis Foundation Scholarship Application

Aegis Foundation Scholarship Application

The Aegis Foundation Scholarships help lower income students obtain a higher education that would otherwise pose a tremendous hardship for that individual or family. The LGBTQ scholarship awards empower promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential. Aegis Scholarship Awards may be applied to tuition, books, fees or dissertation expenses. Each person who applies for an Aegis Scholarship is evaluated on the totality of their situation. Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, professional experiences, financial need, marginalization, personal and future goals are all taken into consideration. Who is Eligible + Age 16- 23 […]

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REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion blends local designs with music for a high energy fashion show to Benefit the Minnesota Coalition of Battered Women, Aegis Foundation, and Smart Girl Empowerment Program. REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion will be at The Venue Minneapolis. The event will be hosted by Robyne Robinson and Gregory Martin, with a special musical appearance by (i am) isis. The fashion show will feature designs from Primp Boutique, Amyanne Fashions, with more designers and boutiques to be announced… REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion blends local designs with music to empower women! On Friday, June 13th at The Venue, in Downtown Minneapolis, […]

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Twin Cities Grammy Experience

Twin Cities Grammy Experience

You don’t have to travel to Los Angeles to join the fun of the Grammy™ Celebration. The second Minneapolis Grammy™ Celebration, the most exciting night in music, takes place at the Pourhouse on January 26, 2014. This party will be hosted by Carly Aplin with live music provided by Virtuosos Music Academy. More on our host… East Coast born, Minnesota raised, Carly is a TV host & reporter for The CW Twin Cities, CBS Sports Network & SledHead 24/7 (FSN). From entertainment news to sports, you can find her on the track covering motorsports and the red carpet interviewing celebrities. […]

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Our first Thanksgiving Dinner for homeless youth

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We are excited to have 400 of Twin Cities’ youth over for Thanksgiving Dinner. Not only will we have a delicious meal prepared by the Executive Chef and his team from HCMC, but we’ll have music, games, giveaways and bus tokens upon leaving. For a $12.50 donation, you can secure one dinner for a homeless youth. A huge THANK YOU to our partners who help make this event possible: Hennepin County Medial Center, Aria, Wells Fargo, Soderberg’s Florist, EPG Security, AV For You, DJ Digie, and Ferndale Market. Feeding America Donations

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25th Annual Minnesota Oscar Experience!

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The Aegis Foundation is celebrating its 10th Anniversary, in addition to proudly presenting the 25th Annual Minnesota Oscar Experience! Treat yourself to an evening truly fit for Hollywood royalty, like we’ve never done it before. Enjoy a night as you dress the part, decked out in your Sunday’s best attire (black tie optional) suitable for sauntering down the red carpet, sipping on champagne, pausing for the cameras. Your donation will proudly serve 2 great causes! Aegis Foundation, we inspire dreams, create leaders and provide support for education. Cookie Cart, provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life […]

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High Heel Dash

High Heel Dash

Annual Aegis Foundation High Heel Dash invites both men and women to show off their glamorous athletic prowess for a great cause! On Wednesday, August 13th at Target Plaza in Downtown Minneapolis contestants will compete against each other in 25-yard dash heats wearing heels 3 inches or taller. High Heel Dash from Michael Haug on Vimeo. Register now: https://charity.gofundme.com/HHD5 Party Unit’s DJ BOB starts at 4pm! Heats will start at 6:00pm to give you time to leave work and dash to Nicollet Mall & 11th for a great party! Participants are encouraged to raise a minimum of $250 to dash […]

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