The Sustainable Growth Coalition shares what they accomplished in 2022 and what they have planned for 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, a holistic investment in the educational journey of nine students living in North Minneapolis, is wrapping up its first year of programming.
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.
Executive director Mike Harley writes about interdependence and the transformative experiences that await each of us when we say "yes" to new relationships.
Northside Safety NET intern Paris Beasley visited Gravel Bed Nursery this summer to learn all about trees, from how they survive in gravel to how they can die by Dutch Elm Disease.
Tamara Few, recipient of the 2022 Environmental Initiative critical collaborator award, works to make safe spaces in the outdoors for BIPOC folks to heal, connect, and find joy.
Northside Safety NET intern Evette Eaton helped create a community garden with Celestial Gardens this summer.
Intern Micah Beasley pet bees and pulled weeds this summer with Metro Blooms as part of the Northside Safety NET program.
Board Voices: An unexpected transformation with Environmental Initiative as a catalyst for personal change
Levi Brown, current Environmental Initiative board member, shares his story of transformation rooted in a meeting which led to unexpected insights and meaningful relationships.