Minnesota has an abundance of natural resources, and we all have a role to play in protecting them. Join The Minneapolis Foundation and our partners at the McKnight Foundation for a OneMpls Live! event: Our Planet – Your Legacy.
May 18, 2017
1 – 4 p.m.
Nicollet Island Pavilion
40 Power St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Join leading experts for an afternoon designed to introduce you to nonprofits that are creating green jobs, stewarding our water resources, reducing our carbon footprint or driving policy change. We’ll connect you to community members who share your interests and make you aware of opportunities where you can make a real impact.
1 p.m. – Speed dating
Meet nonprofits and learn about the work they’re doing on topics ranging from climate change to clean water.
2 p.m. – Expert Panel
Paul Huttner, Minnesota Public Radio’s Chief Meteorologist, will identify some of today’s greatest climate challenges and opportunities.
Ellen Anderson, Executive Director of the University of Minnesota Energy Transition Lab, will provide an overview of the policy-making landscape.
Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith will share insights on how effective coalitions can make positive change together.
3 p.m. – Attendee Caucus
4 p.m. – Green Grazing and Cocktails
Join us for an eco-friendly happy hour hosted by Bank of America!
The Nicollet Island Pavilion is located on Nicollet Island, just over the Hennepin Avenue bridge from downtown Minneapolis. There will be complimentary valet parking, but guests are encouraged to “go green” and carpool, bus (Route 11), bike or – weather permitting – walk!