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Ellison to host Clean Energy Jobs Forum and Resource Fair

Ellison to host Clean Energy Jobs Forum and Resource Fair
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010, 5:30-8:00PM CDT

Who:

* Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-05)

* Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins - CEO, Green for All

* J. Drake Hamilton - Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy

* John Dybvig - Economic Development Manager, Blue-Green Alliance

* Gerardo Ruiz - CEO, Solarflow Energy


What: Congressman Keith Ellison to host a resource fair and town hall forum on clean energy jobs.

Town hall forum presenters, including national expert Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins of Green for All, will highlight the economic and job potential in the clean energy sector. They will address the training needs and policy changes necessary to take full advantage of the growth in the clean energy industry.

A resource fair preceding the forum will feature clean energy employers with current job openings, information on job training opportunities, access to job placement assistance, and information from non-profit clean energy advocates.

When: Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Resource fair begins at 5:30PM (CDT), Program begins at 6:00PM (CDT)

Where: Intermediate District 287 South Education Center
7450 Penn Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Throughout the August recess, the Congressman is addressing issues important to our community.
This week the Congressman will be focusing on a series of events and meetings that will address job creation and economic opportunity.