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About Evolve

“Evolve helped me move me out of my comfort zone. It got me doing work that I care deeply about but had only thought about until now.”

—Janet Jacobson, Evolve grad

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Get inspired, find a network,
make a difference

VAN's Evolve class has been rescheduled to April 2019.

Evolve: Re-igniting Self & Community engages people 50+ in making a difference. It helps you focus your energies, build your skills and connect with a network of like-minded people who want to make a difference.


In just eight days—over a number of months—you will expand your horizons and, just possibly, change your lif

  • (Re) discover your passions and purpose.
  • Become a more effective community leader.
  • Connect with high-energy, enthusiastic people.
  • Plan and implement a project that make differences in your community.
  • Develop an ongoing network of peers to exchange ideas, resources, and support.

Read what Evolve grads say about the program.

Learn more about what Evolve participants have accomplished.

Look at links to the right for stories about Evolve participants and additional information about the program.

For more information Evolve: 

Call Mark Skeie at 651-917-4652 or email




Listen to what past Evolve participants have to say about the program:



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