Upcoming Trainings

Midwest BDC is proud to offer a variety of training sessions each month for members of the coalition and folks looking to grow their knowledge of what we do. From introductory topics to policy deep dives, we strive to meet folks where they’re at. Read on to register for our upcoming trainings, check out the full calendar of events and meetings, and as always – contact us if you have an idea for a training you would like to see offered!

Jemez and Environmental Justice Principles

  • Part 1: Thursday, June 1, 12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST – Register Now!
  • Part 2: Thursday, June 8, 1:30 PM EST / 12:30 PM CST – Register Now!

In this two-part training series, attendees will get a better understanding of the Environmental Justice Principles and Jemez Principles. Our trainers will give an overview, and then start to explore how we can incorporate them into our daily lives and organizational practices. De’Angelus Garcia Bey, Creative Strategist and MWBDC Board Member, and Marnese Jackson, MWBDC Co-Director will take us through these training sessions.

Check out the Jemez Principles and Environmental Justice Principles ahead of the training series if you’d like!

Advocacy 101

Thursday, June 15, 12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST

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Our elected officials are regularly introducing new legislation and moving bills forward that affect us all. Figuring out where and how to get involved with these legislative processes can be confusing! Who do you contact? How can you make your voice heard?

Join Marnese Jackson, MWBDC Co-Director of Community Engagement and Equity for this training.

Energy Justice 101

Thursday, June 22, 3:00 PM EST / 2:00 PM CST

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Join Kamau Jawara from We the People of Detroit for this training on Energy Justice! Attendees will get a basic understanding of where your Energy comes from, and advocacy efforts that can be taken on a local and state level.

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