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Feb. 10: Solar Energy in Minnesota
Solar Energy in Minnesota: How local communities are driving the clean energy transition.
If you missed this program on Feb. 10th, you can still get the information online:
http://chan-lab.umn.edu/people/gabe-chan for the lab's research page.
Our Energy System and Community Solar, for the presentation.
Not For Sale: Standing Up to Sex Trafficking
-According to the FBI, Minnesota is one of the 13 largest metropolitan regions for teen trafficking.
Join us for an informative workshop in which you will hear from a panel of local organizations and law enforcement agencies about how they are combating sex trafficking.
A Hopkins High School student-driven initiative is sounding the alarm and raising awareness with the event, Not for Sale: Standing Up to Sex Trafficking. Learn ways to spot the signs of trafficking and what to do if you suspect a person is being trafficked. And explore ways to be an ally in the fight against sex trafficking.
Concept by Hopkins High School Junior Jessica Melnik and fellow students. Panel followed by Q&A session. Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Resource fair to follow.
Thursday, Feb. 15
Eisenhower Community Center Theater
1001 Hwy 7, Hopkins, MN 55305
One Minnesota Public Policy Blueprint: Closing Our Regional Divide and Other Disparities
9:30 – 11:00 AM, Saturday March 3, 2018
Council Chambers, Minnetonka Community Center
14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345
Growth & Justice President Jane Leonard and Senior Policy Fellow Dane Smith will outline their “One Minnesota’’ policy agenda for state and local decision-makers that is aimed at closing our rural-metro divide and helping all Minnesotans understand the value of reducing inequality and racial disparity in all our regions. Elements of this “equity package” include investments in workforce preparedness, universal broadband access, affordable health care for all, renewable energy and transportation/transit.
Hosted by LWV South Tonka, LWV Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Hopkins and LWV Wayzata, Plymouth Area. Free and open to the public
Citizen's Directory for Elected Officials
The 2018 update of Citizen's Directory for Elected Officials (2018_citizen_directory.pdf) is now available. This handy tri-fold brochure provides contacts for our local, state and federal public servants. Let your voice be heard! There is also information on voting.
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Mtka Ward 3 Candidate Forum
7:00-8:30PM, Tuesday, March 20
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