Neighborhood sustainability conference is March 13

Networking opportunities and resources for neighborhood spring and summer projects including funding sources, project tool kits and successful project ideas from other neighborhoods will be the focus of the Twin Cities Neighborhood Sustainability Conference scheduled for March 13 in Minneapolis. Local government staff and members from block clubs, neighborhoods, schools, faith-based organizations and other associations will gather to listen to subject experts, share outreach tips, and learn how to develop community-wide sustainability plans.

2010 Twin Cities Neighborhood Sustainability Conference
Saturday, March 13, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Central Lutheran Church
333, 12th St. S.

8:30 a.m. - Registration and Refreshments
9 a.m. - Keynote Presentation - Mark Lakeman from the City Repair Project, Portland, Oregon Placemaking

The conference is free to the public, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit the Alliance for Sustainability website or call (612) 331-1099. Organizations are encouraged to contact conference sponsors to set up exhibits promoting sustainability efforts.

The conference is presented by the Alliance for Sustainability and sponsored by several organizations, including the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Hennepin County, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Published Mar. 8, 2010