Feature Events

As much as we like to think we can do it all sitting on our couches, we can’t. That’s why we host and support events that go beyond the firm handshakes and how-do-you-do’s and into the heart of what people want: tipping conversation into action.  
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    Stay tuned for news about upcoming Pollen events. View Full Event Recap
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    Connect with 50 Over 50 honorees who are changing the conversation on aging, paving new paths for themselves and others, and harnessing hope for the future. View Full Event Recap
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    Connect with 50 Over 50 honorees and others from across Minnesota who have mastered the art of aging well through their volunteer efforts, and learn about opportunities to get more involved in your community. View Full Event Recap
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    752 Harding St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
    A get out the vote campaign created, designed, and installed by the community. View Full Event Recap
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    Join us on September 14 for a conversation with advocates, artists, and organizers on the future of public safety in Minneapolis. View Full Event Recap
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    Join us on June 1 for a community conversation as we collectively imagine an idealized future for Minneapolis and St. Paul and examine the pathways and obstacles to realizing that future. View Full Event Recap
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    Join us at 7 PM for a brief virtual program celebrating the 2020 50 Over 50 honorees, followed by the premiere of the 50 Over 50 documentary film. View Full Event Recap
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    Leaders aren’t always bosses and bosses aren’t always leaders. At Pollen's #LIKEABOSS events you can expect personified animals, honest and personal stories, and a call to action to change the culture of leadership no matter your role. View Full Event Recap
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    A virtual series, August 18 - September 23, on hosting online events that are purposeful, engaging, inclusive, and financially sound. View Full Event Recap
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    Stories, art, and connection to nurture a community of care during the COVID-19 crisis. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis Institute of Art | 2400 3rd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Intentionally integrated with Pollen’s editorial, Pollen Live brings the isolated, digital reading experience into real-life community, drenches it in multimedia goodness, and drives attendees towards deeper connection and action. View Full Event Recap
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    Pollen | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at the Pollen office on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Please see the Facebook event for the access code for the morning of the event. View Full Event Recap
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    Pollen | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at the Pollen office on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women and non-binary leaders spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. Join Pollen’s Work Redux community for a discussion about channeling our collective rage toward action. View Full Event Recap
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    Pollen | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at the Pollen office on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. View Full Event Recap
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    McNamara Alumni Center | 200 SE Oak St Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Pollen and AARP Minnesota are proud to present the 2019 50 Over 50. Join us as we recognize and celebrate 50 of the most inspiring and accomplished leaders in Minnesota who are over the age of 50. View Full Event Recap
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    The Southern Theater | 1420 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Intentionally integrated with Pollen’s editorial, Pollen Live brings the isolated, digital reading experience into real-life community, drenches it in multimedia goodness, and drives attendees towards deeper connection and action. View Full Event Recap
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    Pollen | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at the Pollen office on Thursday, September 26, 2019. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis Institute of Art | 2400 3rd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Join us on August 13 to hear from leaders who are skilled in holding tension about how they embrace productive conflict, hold people accountable, and prioritize the well-being of their teams. View Full Event Recap
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    Pollen | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at the Pollen office on Thursday, August 1, 2019. View Full Event Recap
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