Antiracism Learning and Action Sessions
In brief recorded webinars offered by local organizations, we explored five questions related to homeownership and the ability to create more equitable wealth, leading us to be informed and engaged in creating antiracist policies in our neighborhood and city.
You can find all 5 webinars below! Additionally, if you want to dig deeper, click on the resources button for a wide variety of resources and background for this series.
Mac-Grove Community Meeting with Councilmember Tolbert
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
MGCC hosted a community meeting with Councilmember Tolbert on April 6th as an opportunity to connect directly with our Ward 3 representative.
MGCC/Our Urban Farms – Vegetable Gardening Webinar
Saturday, March 10, 2021
Presentation by Mike and George from Our Urban Farms. MGCC will be interviewing the owners of Our Urban Farms to get great tips on what to plant, where to plant and how to plant for a very rewarding backyard vegetable garden. More details available soon!
St. Paul’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Presented by Russ Stark, Chief Resilience Officer with the City of Saint Paul
Russ Stark, Chief Resilience Officer in Mayor Carter’s Office will provide an overview of the City’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan including information about the ways in which our climate is changing and will continue to change, the City’s goals and targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, and strategies for building community resilience to our changing climate.
Resilience: Learning How to Manage Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak/Social Distancing
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Presented by Sam Hedden of Mental Health Minnesota.
Learn how to manage your mental health during COVID-19, some tips, tricks, and apps to assist in staying mentally healthy.
Read Brave: Climate Justice
September 20, 2020
Eric Wojchik, Planning Analyst, Metropolitan Council, Maria Dahmus, Director of Sustainable Communities Partnership, University of St. Thomas
Join neighbors, students, and friends to discuss the Saint Paul Read Brave book, Climate Justice by Mary Robinson, and learn from local groups working towards a more sustainable future. To kick off the discussion, the University of St. Thomas Sustainable Communities Partnership and the Metropolitan Council will highlight their multi-disciplinary collaboration for climate resiliency in the Twin Cities.
Backyard Biodiversity for Pollinators
July 29, 2021
Laura Schneider of the Pollinator Friendly Alliance
More people have become interested in transforming their backyards from a turf-centric lawn into mini ecosystems of diversity with colorful blooms and nesting areas to attract wildlife, birds and pollinators.
More resources on pollinators:
Introduction to Home Solar
July 15, 2021
Nick Nelson, Sales Consultant, All Energy Solar
In this session we learn about the progress in the solar industry, what types of solar are available, current incentives, and economics of a home solar project.
Find out if your home is a viable option for solar with Google Project Sun Roof.
Overdose Prevention Training
November 18, 2020
The Steve Rommler HOPE Network
On average, 128 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose, roughly 1 person every 11 min. Learn more about the epidemic & how to help
The Steve Rummler HOPE Network (SRHN) provides training for organizations and individuals on the administration of naloxone, also known as Narcan®, the medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. This training covers basic naloxone pharmacology, recognizing overdose symptoms, and all administration types (IM, nasal and auto-injector).
This training will consist of learning about who we are here at SRHN, more about the Opioid Epidemic and on how to identify if someone is overdosing and how to administer Naloxone to save their life.