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Select Advising / Facilitation


  • McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Transit Grantees and Advocates Workshop, July 2023.

  • CMEJ/MCEA Minneapolis Land Use Zoning Comments planning, 2023.

  • CFFI Strategy articulation and work plan development, 2022.

  • COPAL Environmental Justice Strategy development sessions, 2022.

  • McKnight Foundation, Vibrant and Equitable Communities Team, ongoing strategic planning facilitation including annual retreat, 2021.

  • Chicago Environmental Justice Network, Cumulative Impacts ordinance discussion, 2021.

  • Climate, Health. and Equity Funders group, HEFN, 2019-2020.

  • Southside Green Zones Council, City of Minneapolis, co-facilitator, June-December 2019.

  • Northside Minneapolis Community Meeting with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, co-facilitator, August 2019.

  • Surdna Foundation Grantee and Partner Convening: Oakland, California, co-facilitator, June 2019.

  • Surdna Foundation Advisory Committee on Learning and Tracking Progress, co-facilitator, March 2019.

  • Providence Racial Environmental Justice Committee - energy policy advising, curriculum development and Energy Democracy Retreat workshops facilitation, 2018.

  • National Adaptation Forum, Environmental Justice-based Climate Resiliency Plans, panel moderator, 2017

  • Minneapolis Northside Environmental Justice Tour – researched and advised Tour development, 2017

  • CTUL, facilitated discussion on climate justice/worker rights intersections with strategic planning, 2017

  • Climate Resiliency Roundtable Series: Twin Cities, facilitation, 2016-2017

  • Midwest Environmental Justice Network Regional Chicago Convening, facilitation team, Oct 2016

  • Climate Justice Alliance National Convening, energy democracy workshop facilitation, 2016

  • City of Minneapolis Green Zones Working Group Training, co-facilitator, Jul 2016

  • CEED Youth Fellowship Program, program design and facilitation, 2015-2016

  • Green Zones Community Training: Phillips via Nexus Community Partners HIA SC, facilitator, 2015

  • Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) National Training on Clean Power Plan, hydropower presentation/group facilitation, 2015

  • Arts and Environmental Justice Mapping Tool workshop, facilitator, 2015

  • Midwest EJ Network Memorandum of Understanding w/ REAMP – drafting, consensus facilitation, 2015

  • Equity Committee, Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Commission, establish/facilitation, 2013-2015

Prior to 2015

  • Forum on Race, Climate and Community Health: Setting a New Compass for Climate Justice – agenda setting team and facilitator, 2014

  • EJ Working Group of Minneapolis Climate Action Plan, Facilitator, Aug 2012–Jun 2013

  • REAMP Midwest Climate and Energy Network, Environmental Justice Assessment, Apr 2012 – Jan 2013

  • Twin Cities Peoples Agreement on Climate Change Dialogues, steering committee facilitator, 2011-2012

  • Kellogg Foundation Food & Community Fellows Program – Racial Lens Evaluation of Program Materials and Application, 2011

  • Midwest EJ Convening, Facilitator, sponsored by Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Oct 2010

  • North Central SARE Region Proposal Technical Reviewer, Carbon Markets, Sep 2009

  • Community Grants Committee, Social Change Fund, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, 2005-2006, 2009.

  • Consultant/Advisor to Ananya Dance Theatre (women of color community dance group) on environmental justice, climate change, energy systems, development. 12 workshops, 2006-2009

  • RIM-RE legislative campaign, coalition facilitator, drafted unity position across diverse groups, 2007

  • Environmental Justice Fund Grants Review Committee, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, 2006-2008

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