Focus the Nation - Focus Minnesota
An evening with Will Steger, live music & special guests
Thursday, January 31, 6-9 p.m.
First Avenue Main Room, Downtown Minneapolis
All Ages. Free.
On January 30-31st young people across the country will focus their collective energy on finding solutions to global warming through Focus the Nation, a non-partisan national teach-in that will inspire us all to become informed and to take action. At First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, Focus Minnesota will bring together students, young adults, environmental advocates and politicians for a public conversation about Minnesota's changing climate. This free all ages event will feature an illustrated presentation by arctic explorer Will Steger, appearances by politicians, including Mayor RT Rybak, former Senator Mark Dayton, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and Representatives Karen Clark and Kate Knuth, as well as live music from local artists Truth Maze, Sha Cage, and Caroline Smith. Focus Minnesota is a chance to learn more about global warming, to seek solutions as a community and to network with local environmental advocates and organizers.
To learn how to Go Greener with a free bus ride to Focus Minnesota, visit: http://www.bellmuseum.org
Other sponsors include: The Will Steger Foundation, The Bell Museum of Natural History, Focus the U, Focus the Nation, other University of Minnesota Collegiate Partners, First Avenue and Metro Transit.
The WIll Steger Foundation / Global Warming 101:
The Bell Museum of Natural History:
Focus the Nation 2008: