Join us for: OneMpls LIVE! Our Planet – Your Legacy

May 18, 2017 | Nicollet Island Pavilion

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.
List of nonprofits

2 p.m. – Expert Panel
Paul Huttner Headshot


The Science
Paul Huttner, Minnesota Public Radio’s Chief Meteorologist, will identify some of today’s greatest climate challenges and opportunities.
Ellen Anderson Headsot


The Policy
Ellen Anderson, Executive Director of the University of Minnesota Energy Transition Lab, will provide an overview of the policy-making landscape.
Tina Smith Headshot


Public/Private Partnerships
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!

Parking Directions

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!

John Muir Quote