Temporary Mpls Urban League pres now permanent
On the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, Charles Hallman outlines the process Steven Belton went through in feeling called to do this work as the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) president. Here’s an excerpt:
“The change of mind was slow and unexpected,” [Steven Belton] said. “I never expected to fall in love with the job,” admitted the local youth minister who was named permanent MUL president at the December 16 board meeting. “The Minneapolis Urban League is an expression of ministry. Not everyone is called to do this work.”
Be sure to catch the full article here on the MSR website.
Dept. of Ed. to publish names of schools seeking to discriminate against LGBT students
On The Column this week, we learned about how the federal Department of Education is planning to publish the names of schools seeking exemptions from Title IX “in order to discriminate against LGBT students and staff.”
Get the scoop and read the actual PDF of the letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine Lhamon on The Column’s website.
Bugle poetry contest deadline is March 4
Attention poets: the Bugle is seeking poetry submissions for its sixth annual poetry contest. To see the full contest rules and the writing prompt, be sure to visit their website here at this link.