(Clean) Power to the People
Join us for an inside look at how local and regional leaders are building coalitions to influence policy and activate communities for climate justice. You’ll get a glimpse of how Black Visions Collective is empowering local communities of color to take personal and collective action, how the Lake Street Council and West Bank Business Association are teaming up with small businesses to encourage green transit in their neighborhoods, and more. Hope to see you there!
At this virtual event, we’ll feature climate justice leaders including Brendon Slotterback, the McKnight Foundation’s Program Officer for the Midwest Climate & Energy Program, Sophia Benrud, Black Visions Collective’s Environmental Organizer, Matt Kazinka, Lake Street Council’s Senior Strategic Initiatives Manager, Shimekia Nichols, Soulardarity’s Deputy Director, Jackson Koeppel, Soulardarity’s Executive Director, Sarah Goodspeed, Climate Generation’s Senior Youth and Policy Manager, and Ava Winters, Minneapolis South High School student.