Letter from the Executive Director This month we welcomed two new staff members to our team: Naelekya Bledsoe, Administrative Assistant, spent many years working in the administrative and customer services fields, including at Eureka! Recycling and most recently Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Naelekya provides administrative support to the organization and knows that climate […]
As I coped with loss and single parenthood the world felt suddenly ominous, and I felt a whole new level of responsibility for meeting the needs of a brand new baby girl.
Letter from the Executive Director 2019 has begun, and perhaps many of you are already living your resolutions and intentions. First, though, as we reflect back on last year, we highlighted our top five moments for climate change in 2018 — some solutions-focused, and others setbacks. Amongst the climate change impacts we witnessed across the world, […]
Letter from the Executive Director Team members Abby Fenton, Savannah Duby and myself attended the RE-AMP annual meeting in Detroit, MI in early July where we focused on how we can build a bolder, better Midwest Network through increased collaboration. RE-AMP is an active network of 160 nonprofits and foundations across eight Midwestern states working on […]
Letter from the Executive Director March wrapped up our incredible Dine for Climate Series! We were able to highlight the farm to table connection, the importance of eating and supporting local sustainable, organic restaurants, and grow our local network of friends. At the same time, we were proud to receive a generous 30% donation from […]
The next two weeks are BIG for climate change, in the media and across the world. #ClimateWeek begins in New York City on September 23rd, with the U.N. Climate Summit kicking off events focusing on different impacts and solutions. Plus, #CoveringClimateNow has started today – a week-long initiative where over 250 news outlets have committed […]
Explore our 10-year anniversary celebration and accomplishments, 2006-2016.
Climate change is affecting every part of our lives, including our health, economy, agriculture, and even that much-needed morning cup of coffee or the lovely glass of wine you enjoy having with friends. Some of the climate discussions are so big and broad that I thought I would bring it back to a couple of […]
By Katie Siegner, Community VoicesNovember 12, 2014 While climate change is typically associated with power plants, rising sea levels, or melting glaciers, an often overlooked yet important piece of the issue is our food system – agriculture is at the same time a cause, victim, and potential solution to climate change, depending on the way […]
Letter from the Executive Director In honor of Valentine’s Day, we want to express our gratitude to you for making our work possible. We recently engaged in a thoughtful, intentional conversation with our staff and Development Committee about who and where we take funding from. In preparation for the conversation, we learned that many organizations […]