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Twin Cities Con is a celebration of comics, toys, TV, film, art, cosplay, games, and all things nerdy. If you're a fan of Batman, the Avengers, Doctor Who, Star Wars, LEGO, Disney, Star Trek, the Walking Dead, Power Rangers, Game of Thrones, etc., you'll probably fit right in at TCC!!
Hosted by the City of Minneapolis, the ninth annual Minneapolis Trans Equity Summit takes place Sept. 16 at Minneapolis College. The summit, which is free and open to the public, includes both virtual and in-person events. This year's keynote speaker is louie ortiz-fonseca, the creator of Gran Varones: a digital project that highlights LGBTQ pop culture history and community storytelling through a Black/Latinx lens. An intergenerational panel discussion featuring youth and elders is planned. Breakout sessions include: Healing-Centered Coaching: Practices for Supporting Self in a Complex WorldWhy Black Trans Lives Matter Understanding Caste: Transnational Activism and Advocacy for Trans and Queer
Adults who live or work in Minneapolis and want to be more actively involved with violence prevention are welcome to a free training Aug. 20. Sign up by Aug. 19. Sessions are offered about every three months. The Minneapolis Violence Prevention Community Champion Institute focuses on the public health approach to violence prevention. It teaches skills around de-escalation and conflict resolution, and how negative experiences can affect a child's development and response to stress. Participants learn to apply skills with a racial and social equity approach. If you complete the training, you will receive a certificate of completion, have access