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April 2017

[Webinar] #CitiesResist: Three Communities Implementing HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Commitment

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

When: Thursday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. PT/1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET Join us for the next webinar in our #CitiesResist series, produced in partnership with the PolicyLink. HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, released in 2015, is a critical equitable growth policy that provides spatial data and a planning process to ensure federal investments go towards ensuring all people can live in communities of opportunity—regardless of race/ethnicity, physical ability, or family status. Learn about the status of the policy from national expert Harriet Tregoning, who oversaw the…

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Register now for a Public Health Awakened Webinar on Mobilizing Public Health for Water Justice

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

  Please join Public Health Awakened for a webinar on April 25th at 10am pacific time on Mobilizing Public Health for Water Justice. As Trump’s executive orders threaten to weaken water protections, it’s more important than ever that we make it clear that having access to safe and clean water is a public health issue.  In this webinar we will get an update on the administration's latest when it comes to protecting our water and health, hear from advocates working in West Virginia and Ohio,…

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[Conference] 2017 Othering and Belonging Conference

April 30 - May 2
Oakland, CA + Google Map

Registration is now open for the Haas Institute, 2017 Othering and Belonging Conference. You can find registration details here or click here to directly register. Registration has already gotten off to a great start. Thank you to everyone who registered already – we are looking forward to seeing you in Oakland on April 29! We have included some updated details on registration below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us or call our conference line at 510-642-3326. REGISTRATION UPDATES…

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May 2017

GARE Minnesota’s Organizing for Power: Inside and Outside Strategies Speaker Series

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

The GARE MN Racial Equity speaker series is an opportunity to enhance your understanding of our work by hearing about the experience of others who are working to achieve racial equity. On May 24 from 6 pm – 8pm, our topic is “Organizing for Power – Inside and Outside Strategies.” Our guests will share insights on what it takes to create community-level racial equity outcomes through the process of community engagement. Who should attend: Your team members, elected officials, public…

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June 2017

Register for Metropolitan Council’s Workshop on Planning for Equitable Development: Including Land Use, Housing, Parks, and Transportation

June 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm UTC-6
Amherst Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Pkwy N
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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WHEN: Tuesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST WHERE: Amherst Wilder Foundation, Auditoriums A and B, 451 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul, Minnesota. As part of the PlanIt series, the Metropolitan Council is collaborating with the Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE) and the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) to provide a training and speaker series to help inform 2040 comprehensive plan updates. Registration is now open for the June event. Space is limited. Integrating racial equity into the plan…

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July 2017

Register now for NACCHO Health Equity & Social Justice Training Series Part III: Stories from the Field

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm UTC-8

NACCHO is hosting a Health Equity and Social Justice 101 training series to increase the knowledge and inform the practices of local health departments and their multi-sector partners on health equity and social justice (HESJ) principles, key concepts, and applications. The third and final featured webinar in this training will take place on July 18 from 1:00-2:15 pm ET and will offer insight from Harris County Public Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and Bay Area Regional Health Inequity Initiative…

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Register now for an upcoming GARE webinar: Developing a Racial Equity Action Plan

July 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm UTC-8

WHEN: July 25th, 1:30 to 2:30 pm EST People of color consistently fare worse than their white counterparts in many areas including housing, education, health, and public safety. Local governments have a unique responsibility to address the systemic forces that contribute to racial inequities in community. To identify and transform these systems, local governments must adopt a shared vision of racial equity, and work to implement policies and plans that drive institutional and structural change. Racial Equity Action Plans can…

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Metropolitan Council and GARE Workshop: Planning for the Environment – Resilience as Racial Equity

July 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-6

Sponsored by PlanIt and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Minnesota Room, US Bank Center, 101 E. 5th St., St. Paul As part of the PlanIt series, the Metropolitan Council is collaborating with the Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE) and the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) to provide a training and speaker series to help inform 2040 comprehensive plan updates. Registration is now open for the July…

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August 2017

Register for GARE Racial Equity Speaker Series: Moving Elected Leadership to Advance Racial Equity

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-6
Columbia Manor Golf Club, 3300 Central Ave NE.
Minneapolis, MN 55418 United States
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The GARE MN Racial Equity speaker series is an opportunity to deepen our understanding of racial equity by learning from the work of others in the field. On August 23 from 6 pm – 8pm CST, our topic is "Moving Elected Leadership to Advance Racial Equity.” Leon Andrews, Director, Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) program of the National League of Cities will be our principal presenter. This event will also include time to strategize and share ideas on how to…

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September 2017

WEBINAR RESCHEDULED: Register now for GARE Webinar – Driving Into Debt: A Look at Inequities in the Traffic Fines and Fees System

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-8

Traffic tickets. They seem innocuous as they are quite common, but the reality is, your financial situation dictates whether or not a ticket is a simple nuisance, or the start of a downward spiral into debt, license suspension and further economic hardship. For families who are already struggling to make ends meet, they receive a ticket and are faced with the gut-wrenching choice: do I go to the grocery store and buy food for my family, pay my rent, or…

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