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December 2018

The Labor Movement and Environmentalism

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St
St. Paul, MN

The East Side Freedom Library and the Labor Education Service of the University of Minnesota invite you to a discussion of The Labor Movement and Environmentalism. This is the second in our series of monthly discussions about “Labor and Social Movements.” In this historical period when the labor movement faces serious challenges from employers and the government, it is critical that its organizations and members build relationships with other movements for economic and social justice. Yet, this is not always…

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January 2019

Beyond Gas: How can we live better with clean electricity?

January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Town and Country Club, 300 North Mississippi River Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55104

When we use natural gas to power our communities, we invest in carbon-intensive fossil fuels—and put our health at risk. Children who live in homes with gas cooking stoves are at a higher risk for asthma complications and recent gas explosions are chilling reminders that when we depend on gas, we are combusting volatile fuels in and around the places we call home. What would it take to move beyond gas, with super-efficient buildings that only require small amounts of wind and…

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Climate Justice Congregation Program Kickoff

January 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1895 Laurel Ave
St. Paul, MN

MNIPL is excited to announce a new congregational certificate program, Be the Spark: Climate Justice Congregations. This year-long process will help you and your community gain focus, support, and recognition to galvanize your faith community into committed climate action. The program is open to any faith community that is interested in deepening engagement for climate justice. We invite you to join us for the Climate Justice Congregation kickoff event on Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church to learn about…

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