Green Zones Summit

The Green Zone Summit brings awareness and empowerment for environmental justice.

About this event

young person and adult drinking water

Join us at the Environmental Justice Green Zone Summit 

The Northside and Southside Green Zones of Minneapolis are hosting an environmental justice Green Zone Summit at the Minneapolis Community Connections Conference.

At the summit you'll connect with fellow neighbors and organizers to raise awareness and build power to advance environmental justice actions in Minneapolis.

Topics

  • Air quality
  • Climate equity
  • Zero waste
  • Urban farming

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Featured session

Minneapolis climate and equity planning

In this session, you'll learn Minneapolis plans to:
  • Achieve 100% renewable energy
  • Reduce energy burden
  • Provide living wage jobs
  • Provide clean transportation
  • improve racial equity and creates a livable City
Panelists include:
  • Fernanda Acosta from UnidosMN: sharing the People's Climate Equity Plan
  • Urban Design Perspectives and Precipitate team: sharing the City of Minneapolis Climate Action and Equity Plan

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Event details

Green Zones Summit

Community Connections Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center

Date

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Time of event

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location 

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis climate and equity planning session

Green Zones Summit
Minneapolis Convention Center

Date

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Time of event

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Location 

Room 102A
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN

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