Event Schedule

The Minneapolis Environmental Equity Summit 2018 will feature workshops, a poster session, a panel discussion, and a keynote speaker.

9 - 9:30 am  Breakfast, sponsored by Rise Bagel Co.

9 - 11:30 am Parallel Workshop Sessions (details to follow; registration required)

12 - 1:30 pm Poster Session and lunch

2 - 3 pm Panel discussion: Equity Challenges in Minneapolis Parks. 

Panelists: Adam Arvidson (Strategic Planning Director at Minneapolis Parks Board), Raintry Salk, PhD. (Research Analyst, Community Development Division at the Metropolitan Council), Jaylani Hussein (Executive Director at the Council for American-Islamic Relations), Fernando Burga (Assistant Professor in the Humphrey School), and Emmanuel Ortiz (Lead Organizer with Parks & Power.)

Moderated by Laura Yuen (Reporter at MPR, Minnesota's Reporter of the Year 2017)

3 -3:30 pm Coffee Break

3:30 - 4:30 pm Keynote Address

Keynote Speakers: DeAnna Cummings (CEO, Juxtaposition Arts) and Roger Cummings (Chief Cultural Producer, Juxtaposition Arts)