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Northside Safety NET partners reflect and look into 2023

Our Northside Safety NET partners share their experience with the first year of the program and what they are looking forward to in the coming year.

Northside Safety NET gives youth a voice on community environmental justice work

Northside Safety NET, a holistic investment in the educational journey of nine students living in North Minneapolis, is wrapping up its first year of programming.

Invest in North Minneapolis: Incorporating community values into thoughtful design

Youth in the Northside Safety NET program, University of Minnesota architecture students and professionals, and Northside residents worked together to infuse the community's values and experiences into thoughtful architecture and urban design. 

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Upcoming Events

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. Read More

Northside Safety NET Meeting

Northside Safety NET meets multiple times a week to explore professional development opportunities in the environmental sector. To learn more about Northside Safety NET, visit the project page. Read More

Clean Air Minnesota Core Team Meeting

The core team meets on the first Friday of every other month from 1-2:30 p.m. on Zoom. Contact Sebastian Wells if you are interested in participating or learning more about bi-monthly Clean Air Minnesota project team meetings. Read More

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Member Highlight: Dorsey & Whitney

Dorsey & Whitney is a longtime supporter of Environmental Initiative’s work and a sponsor for Environmental Initiative’s annual Awards and Insights & Impact Forums.

Swap your stove today

Financial incentives ranging from $325-$10,000 are available now to swap old wood burning appliances with newer models. Appliances manufactured before 1992, used as a primary heat source, and that consume at least two cords of wood annually are eligible.

Nominate a project or person

Environmental challenges demand transformative solutions, and we want to celebrate the people exploring what’s possible. Nominate the breakthrough projects or expert collaborators and inspirational leaders in your network for an Environmental Initiative Award by Feb. 13.