Setting a New Priority: Racial Equity and Poverty Solutions for a Prosperous Minnesota

Setting a New Priority: Racial Equity and Poverty Solutions for a Prosperous Minnesota

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Join us in person

September 28, 2022 at the Duluth Entertainment and Conference Center

9:30am to 4:30pm, followed by a social reception

*Vaccination or a negative test will be required. Masking and social distancing will be strongly recommended*

Please let us know of any accessibility requirements you'll need met to attend (ie: ASL interpretation, elevator, chairs without armrests, etc.)

Registration is Now Open

Please Click Here to Register If You Paid by Check ($125- see below for where to send payment)

Please Click Here to Purchase Your Ticket Online ($125+$3.93 credit card fee)

*Please note that there will be NO refunds*

About:

This conference will focus on setting a new priority on racial equity to reduce poverty and build a more prosperous Minnesota. Attendees will explore the relationship between race and poverty, hear from nationally-recognized experts, nonprofit leaders, government officials, and those with lived experiences. By the end of the day, conference participants will help shape a statewide call to action.

Cost:

$125 to attend. If you are paying with credit card, there will be a $3.93 processing fee.

If you pay by check, please send your check to:

MinnCAP

100 Empire Drive, Suite 202

St. Paul, MN 55103

If you are a person with lived experience and would like to attend, please reach out to Annie Shapiro- annieshapiro@minncap.org- to discuss sliding fee and scholarship options for this conference.

Hotels:

Canal Park Lodge: 218-279-6000

*Ask for the "Setting a New Priority" rate. Cutoff date is 9/13

Sheraton Duluth Hotel: 888-627-8122

Book your group rate for Minnesota Community Action Partnership Poverty Conference

The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza: 218-727-4663

*Ask for the "Setting a New Priority" rate. Cutoff date is 8/27

Additional hotel info to come

Tentative Agenda:

Keynote Speakers: TBA

Breakout session topics:

  • Poverty Data and Trends
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • The Benefits Cliff
  • Policy Solutions
  • Older Adults
  • Food Supports
  • Early Childhood Education