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    We will be hosting the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training August 2-4 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

    Address and telephone:

    1301 Second Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55403


    Please consult the Minneapolis Convention Center website for the most up-to-date parking information.


    The Minneapolis Convention Center is accessible by bus and light rail. Please consult the Metro Transit Trip Planner for directions.



    We encourage you to book accommodations as soon as you're able. Please note that Climate Reality is not responsible for booking or paying for the hotel accommodations of training participants.

    There are many hotels in the area. For your convenience we have organized discounted rates at the following hotel: 

    At this time, we no longer have any discounted rooms available. Please visit the Meet Minneapolis website for hotel recommendations.


    A complimentary vegetarian lunch and healthy snacks will be provided each day, and light food will be served at the evening reception on August 3. Vegan and gluten free meal options will be available as well. You may also want to bring your own snacks to stay fortified.

    Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate additional food allergies or dietary restrictions. If necessary, we encourage you bring your own food that meets your dietary needs.


    Registration Check-In:

    Friday, August 2, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

    Ballroom AB (Ground Floor)

    * Please bring photo identification to registration.

    The closest entrance to our registration area is located on the ground level at Second Avenue South.


    Please click here to see the final draft of the detailed agenda.

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019

    8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Registration Check-In
    10:00 AM – 10:10 AM
    Opening Remarks
    10:10 AM – 10:20 AM
    Land and People Acknowledgement
    10:20 AM – 11:10 AM
    Getting to Know the Climate Reality Leadership Corps
    11:10 AM – 11:25 AM
    Welcoming Remarks
    11:25 AM – 11:45 AM
    Welcome to Minnesota
    11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
    Toward an Inclusive and Just Transition
    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    The Climate Crisis and Its Solutions
    3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Table Work: Formulating Questions
    4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Afternoon Break and Walk to Breakout Sessions
    4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Breakout Sessions: Solutions

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2019

    8:30 AM – 8:35 AM
    Welcome and Housekeeping
    8:35 AM – 8:45 AM
    Voice of Action: Warming Winters
    8:45 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Climate Crisis and Its Solutions: Question and Answer Session
    10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Morning Break
    11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Owning Your Climate Story
    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Partner Lunch
    1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
    Back to the Land: Climate and Agriculture
    2:15 PM –2:35 PM
    Voice of Action: Pipeline Resistance
    2:35 PM – 3:20 PM
    From Policy Potential to Political Reality
    3:20 PM – 4:00 PM
    Afternoon Break and Walk to Breakout Sessions
    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Breakout Sessions: Skill Building Part I
    5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
    Walk to Next Breakout Session
    6:15 PM – 7:30 PM
    Group Reception and Action Fair

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2019

    8:30 AM – 8:35 AM
    Welcome and Housekeeping
    8:35 AM – 8:45 AM
    Voice of Action: Youth Leadership
    8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
    Local Leadership for Global Impact
    9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
    Covering the Climate Crisis
    10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
    Group Picture and Morning Break
    10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Truth in 10
    11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
    Climate Reality Leaders: Who We Are
    12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Presentations Lunch
    1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
    Table Work: Survey and Sign-Ups for 24 Hours of Reality
    1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
    What’s Next: Take Action and Create Change
    2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Commencement and Story Slam
    3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Closing Remarks and Green Ring Award