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NAACP and Sierra Club honor “Green Heroes of Color”

NAACP and Sierra Club honor “Green Heroes of Color”The Sierra Club North Star Chapter and the Minneapolis NAACP partnered together to hold an Earth Day Celebration to honor “Green Heroes of Color” on Thursday, April 22. The celebration included dinner, a demonstration garden, and youth performances by Climate Change Crew and the Arts Us dance crew. St. Paul City Council Member Melvin Carter III (Ward 1) and former Minnesota State Representative, and governor hopeful, Matt Entenza were also in attendance.

Climate Change Crew is part of the Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Their song, “Change Is Needed,” won the Green for All National ‘Dream Reborn’ contest.

Keynote speaker Leslie Fields, the National Director of Environmental Justice for the Sierra Club and a former lobbyist for the National NAACP Washington Bureau, congratulated the people of Minnesota for all the work we have done regarding food security and environmental justice and hopes we will continue to lead the country and be a voice for those who are not heard.
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Earth Day celebration introduces Girl Scouts to engineer profession

Earth Day celebration introduces Girl Scouts to engineer profession

Swapping out light bulbs, testing heating and cooling systems, and discussing ways to update older buildings for energy savings is a tough job for any team of engineers. But when the team’s average ag...

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Immigration: The key to Minnesota growth and prosperity

While anti-immigrant attention is being drawn to events in Arizona and inflammatory comments are being made by politicians in other states, Minnesota lawmakers and state officials are receiving a stud...
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Author William Kent Krueger at Hopkins Center for the Arts

Author William Kent Krueger at Hopkins Center for the Arts
The Library Foundation of Hennepin County presents best-selling author William Kent Krueger lecturing 7:30pm Thursday, May 13 and 11am Friday, May 14 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 111 Mainstreet...
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Singers, actors, dancers - CAP 21 Tisch School of the Arts hold pre-college audition workshop

Vernon Goodman, Director of Admissions & Recruitment at CAP 21 Tisch School of the Arts will be in Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 5th, at 4:00-6:00pm, for a FREE musical theatre, pre-college auditi...
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