Region Nine Development Commission, in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension for Community Vitality and the Greater Mankato Diversity Council and generous support from the Bush Foundation, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Mankato Area Foundation, and Saint Peter Public Schools, will host the first ever Southern Minnesota Equity Summit on November 1, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Saint Peter at the High School.

 

The Southern Minnesota Equity Summit will host keynote speakers Jane Leonard, President of Growth & Justice, and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan as well as an Equity Innovation Panel with panelists from the Bush Foundation, Mankato Public Safety, St. James – United Cultures, Northfield Health Communities Initiative (NHCI), Greater Mankato Diversity Council, and Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS).