This workshop is designed for communities to better understand how they are being impacted by the current energy infrastructure.
Bringing Justice to Sustainability
Grounded in the lived experiences of low income and communities of color, we root our work in research, community engagement, and policy to build the capacity of environmental justice communities.
Upcoming Workshops and Events
In 2012, the Zenteotl Project organized the first community-led emergency response event in Minneapolis. This year CEED will again be…
All members of society have a voice in public decision-making and have a right to a healthy and vibrant planet.
We work to ensure that historically marginalized communities and policy makers have the tools and information they need to create just, sustainable energy and environmental policy. Indigenous communities, low income communities, communities of color (i.e. environmental justice communities) have a right to be at the decision making table. We develop tools and information on climate, environment and energy to build the capacity of community members to effectively participate in public decision making.
What We Do
CEED provides research and capacity building so that communities can make informed decisions about policies and programs affecting their environmental conditions on the local and federal level.
Climate, Energy & Health Research
CEED works in partnership with grassroots communities, policy makers and researchers, combining technical research with a priority for understanding policy impacts on justice communities.
CEED conducts popular education within grassroots communities to build their capacity to engage in their own voice on critical energy, climate and environmental policies and planning that affect their health and livelihoods.
Read the Latest
CEED welcomes Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome as the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s newly-appointed Senior Director for Environmental Justice.
New Report from CEED and Center for American Progress on what cities need to do to build just and equitable communities in a climate change world.
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Information is Power
Our interactive mapping tool pinpoints sources of pollution in the Twin Cities in order to promote a common understanding of environmental risks amongst ourselves.
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Donating to CEED ensures that communities and policy makers have the tools and information they need to create just, sustainable energy and environmental policy.