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Anchoring Equity: Minnesota's Tomorrow

Date and time: 
March 26, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Cowles Auditorium
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

Equity has emerged as a topic for action across a variety of sectors in Minnesota. Please join us to hear how Minnesota is seizing the opportunity and deploying assets right now to build a more equitable future for all our residents.

Distinguished national and local speakers will present the results of a recently completed PolicyLink report, Minnesota’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model; share insights on work under way in communities across the state; and invite you to participate in discovering concrete actions that can be used in communities and work places.   

The report Minnesota’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model is a joint PolicyLink and USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) publication. 


8.00 - 8.30 Breakfast and Networking
8.30 - 11.00 Program

Keynote address 
Jennifer Tran, Program Associate with PolicyLink

Presentation of Minnesota’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model  

Panel Discussion
Moderator Neeraj Mehta, Director of Community-Based Research

Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota 

Panelists will react to the report and participate in a hosted discussion of work currently underway. Includes Q & A and audience discussion. 

The event is free but registration is required. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Sponsors: Alliance for Metropolitan Stability, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, Nexus Community Partners, Northwest Area Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Center for Neighborhood Organizing, University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs