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Sustainable Communities Conference

CURA is a co-sponsor of the 7th Annual Sustainable Communities Conference - March 23 and 24, 2012 where 1,000 community, business and local government leaders will envision and plan steps to achieve a thriving, just and resilient and Twin Cities. Hosted by the Alliance for Sustainability. The agenda for the conference is divided into three main focuses:

1) Sustainable Business Forum - Friday March 23 - 7:30 am to 1 pm at U of M McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis - Network with 400 business leaders from small, medium and large businesses and learn how they are integrating sustainability into their operations to increase profitability, performance and innovation. See the agenda and Forum Flyer and register now (March 9 early registration discount) $35 to $75 at

2) Local Government Sustainability Workshop - Fri March 23 - 1 to 5 pm at the U of M McNamara Alumni Center - 400 local government staff, elected and citizen leaders will share best practices for sustainable economic development Agenda PDF Flyer Register - Free http://localgovernmentsustainability.eventbrite.com

3) Community Conference - Sat March 24, 8:30am to 3:30am at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis - for 500 volunteers from neighborhoods, congregations, schools and environmental commissions to share hands on project resources. See the agenda and register (suggested lunch donation $5 - $10) at www.afs.nonprofitoffice.com/2012conference

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