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Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

SUSPENDED: IAS Thursdays | Policy: Perspectives on Environmental Justice

Best Buy Theater, Northrop
Free and open to the public

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Join a conversation about environmental policy with two regional leaders who have organized political and grassroots justice efforts. Halston Sleets served as the Senior Policy Aide for Environmental Justice and Sustainability to Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, and is now the Associate Manager of Sustainable Tech Products at Best Buy. 

Sam Grant is a social entrepreneur committed to environmental health, cooperative economic wealth, and cultural integrity and well-being. He directs the HECUA Environmental Sustainability program and has co-founded many justice-oriented organizations including AfroEco and the Movement Center for Deep Democracy.

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