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STATEMENT: EPA must continue to make progress on cutting down health harming from the power sector

Today, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a suite of final rules to cut down health harming pollution from the power sector.

The Latinx Energy Stories Project

The Latinx Energy Stories Project is a community-led effort to illustrate the ways Latinx communities interact with our existing energy system. Education & Outreach Conducted by Yamileth Carachure Flores.

Energy Stories of API Community living in the Twin Cities Area

Written by Phitz Nantharath. “For the past three years, I have worked closely with the Asian Pacific Islander(API) community in the Twin Cities conducting outreach to create greater awareness around energy efficiency programs.”

Land Use Rezoning in Minneapolis

CEED, along with partners, submitted recommendations to the City Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Department to urge the City to take proactive steps to protect the health and safety of the most under resourced communities through this zoning process.

Minnesota’s SF 4 Bill: Decoding the 100% Clean Energy Commitment and What it Means for Environmental Justice Communities

Last week, Minnesota signed into law Senate bill SF 4, establishing an ambitious goal to achieve 100% clean energy by 2040, joining 25 other states with 100% clean energy or zero greenhouse gas emissions commitments. But what does this bill actually mean for environmental justice communities in MN, and what comes next?

Past Workshop: Justice in Home Energy Workshop

Join CEED & Cooperative for Energy Futures (CEF) for our home energy justice workshop! We will work to better understand just what your energy bills mean and how much certain go-to appliances may be costing you

Juneteenth Celebration and Being the Change We Want to See

Join us at South High School for the morning of Juneteenth! We have a wonderful morning planned with Jim Embry who…

Earth Day 2023: Celebrating Nature’s Gifts

Join us for an Earth Day event in collaboration with CLUES’ Jardin De Armonia and Cynthia Rico Mendoza of Earthy Mujer, where we will cook together and share a meal from our new Nature’s Cookbook, and engage in discussion around the need to treat the Earth with care and reciprocity, not as a commodity.

Minneapolis Rezoning Commenting Workshop

In an effort to gather real-life experiences, concerns, and needs from affected community members, CEED, in collaboration with Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ), is hosting a Rezoning Commenting Workshop on Wednesday, March 15 2023.

Responding Together: Community Emergency Response Workshop

In 2012, the Zenteotl Project organized the first community-led emergency response event in Minneapolis. This year CEED will again be…

Forum on Race, Climate and Community Health

Setting a New Compass for Climate Justice: A Forum on Race, Climate and Community Health [Foro sobre Raza, Clima y…


Justice for Mother Earth! National environmental justice activist Bill Gallegos will offer a talk on the real faces of activism…

Environmental Justice working group meeting for Climate Action Plan

As a result of the pressure to build an Environmental Justice (EJ) focus on the Minneapolis climate action plan, the…