Exclusive Events for the MPR President’s Circle, Leadership Circle and Legacy Society

In appreciation of your generous support, we’ve planned these special events designed to bring you closer to the people and programming you love. Depending on your level of commitment, we’ve got just the event for you—we hope you can attend!


Behind the Mic: Education

Wednesday, September 23, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

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Behind the Mic: Education speakers Emily Hanford, Andre Dukes and Elizabeth Shockman,

In this virtual event for members of the President’s Circle, Leadership Circle and Legacy Society, three expert panelists will discuss the ways COVID-19 is disrupting our education system and how racial disparities are impacting students in Minnesota and around the country.

Speakers:

Emily Hanford, senior education correspondent, APM Reports

Elizabeth Shockman, education reporter, MPR News

Andre Dukes, senior director, Northside Achievement Zone

Q&A opportunity provided at the conclusion of the program.


Election Series: Minnesota Voting Issues in a Pivotal Year

Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

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A voter fills out her primary ballot at the Ramsey County Elections Plato Building in St. Paul, Minn. on Aug. 13, 2018.

As we approach an election that many believe will be the most consequential in decades, MPR News is working hard to ensure that Minnesotans are informed about the issues and prepared to vote safely at the polls or by mail. In this special event for President’s Circle, Leadership Circle and Legacy Society members, you’ll learn about the most pressing issues facing Midwest voters today, and you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at MPR News’ election coverage in the COVID-19 era.


Election Series: Results and Analysis

Tuesday, November 17, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CST

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

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"I Voted Early" stickers are lined up so voters can take their own after voting inside of a Minneapolis early voting center on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Members of the President’s Circle, Leadership Circle and Legacy Society are invited to attend a special event featuring a debrief of the 2020 election results on both a state and national level. MPR News journalists will unpack what happened and why, and they’ll answer your questions about one of the most consequential elections in the past 50 years.

Q&A opportunity provided at the conclusion of the program.

Registration link coming soon!

Questions? Contact Rosie Hughes at rsvp@mpr.org or 651-290-1209.


Legacy Society Virtual Recognition Event

Thursday, November 19 (time TBD)

via Zoom (details available upon registration)

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Though we can’t gather in person to express our gratitude this year, Legacy Society members are invited to a virtual evening of celebration and recognition for the extraordinary commitment you’ve made to ensure that MPR is strong for future generations.

Details and registration link coming soon!

Questions? Contact Rosie Hughes at rsvp@mpr.org or 651-290-1209.


For questions about any of these events, or if you need help with Zoom, please contact rsvp@mpr.org or call us at 651-290-1145.

 We’re so grateful for your generous support of MPR. None of this would be possible without you! From the bottom of our hearts—thank you.


Past Events

If you missed any of our past events, you can find the recordings here:

·        Behind the Mic: the Water Main

·        Behind the Mic: APM Podcasts

·        Behind the Mic: Classical MPR and Call to Mind

·        Future Planning in an Uncertain Time: a conversation with Chris Farrell