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July 2017

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

July 27, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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October 2017

Register now for a GARE Webinar: Results for Racial Equity

October 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+8

When: October 2nd, 9:00-10:00am PDT Overview: On September 13th, The Government Alliance on Race and Equity announced a new tool, Racial Equity: Getting to Results, developed to assist jurisdictions use a racial equity lens to identify a set of metrics and implement a community process to have greater impact in their work. This GARE webinar will highlight how jurisdictions can use the tool, Racial Equity: Getting to Results, to connect a racial equity lens to the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) methodology and help empower jurisdictions…

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$30 - $100

GARE Midwest Regional Convening

October 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-6
Madison Public Library, 201 West Mifflin Street
Madison, WI United States
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Overview GARE cohort participants, GARE members and jurisdictions that are interested in learning how to achieve racial equity outcomes are invited to attend The GARE Midwest Regional Convening.  The convening occurs October 2 in Madison, WI at the Madison Public Library, 201 West Mifflin Street, Rooms 301 and 302.  Doors open at 9 am and activities adjourn at 5:00pm.  Lodging is available at Best Western Inn on the Park, 22 South Carroll Street.  The convening occurs a day in advance of the YWCA of Madison Racial…

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December 2017
$50 - $95

Register Now for Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government

December 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC-5
National League of Cities, 660 North Capitol, NW, Ground Level Conference Room
Washington DC, 20001 United States
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The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is happy to announce a day-long workshop, “Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government,” in DC on December 1st. This workshop that will introduce the growing field of practice within local and regional government to advance racial equity in local government.

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Register now for GARE MN Racial Equity speaker series: Celebrating our Success, Facing New Challenges

December 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8
Silverwood Park (Great Hall), 2500 County Road E
Saint Anthony, Minnesota 55421 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 December 6, from 5:30 pm – 8 pm, our topic is “Celebrating our Success, Facing New Challenges.” Our final GARE MN event of 2017 will feature a “pre”ception, a stirring presentation from a renowned guest speaker, and an acknowledgement of the 2017 GARE MN Introductory Cohort Teams.

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Register now for a GARE and Human Impact Partners 4 Part Webinar Series

December 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am UTC-8

  Over and over, health departments are asking: “What strategic steps can we take to advance health equity at our health department?” Join us to hear success stories from across the United States to answer this question and learn about the recently released Health Equity Guide, our newest resource to support health departments in advancing health equity comprehensively and meaningfully.   We’re excited to host this 4-part webinar series with national experts and local health departments to discuss their work to…

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January 2018
$45 - $100

GARE California State Convening: Staying the Course for Racial Equity

January 31 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm UTC-8
Hilton San Francisco – Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Join this one-day gathering on January 31, that will connect with the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in San Francisco. GARE's Statewide Convening is an outstanding opportunity for setting statewide alignment of specific practice and policy targets for jurisdictions, as well as a recruitment opportunity aimed at broadening the number of jurisdictions in California engaged in the work. GARE currently engages more than 30 jurisdictions throughout California that represent 23.2 million of the state’s residents. This is a critical moment in the growing movement in government…

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February 2018

Register now for the New Partners for Smart Growth GARE Pre-Con Advancing Racial Equity: Seizing the Moment

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-8

WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2018,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM WHERE: San Francisco, CA COST: $49 (Advance registration is required) With our nation in one of the most heated conversation on issues of race in generations, the question of the role of government in resolving some of our most persistent economic and social challenges have emerged as central to local, state and national policy. How local governments respond to the myriad of pressures they face from federal initiatives, divisive political debates and…

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