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Energy Access and Equity

Moving toward an equitable energy future where all Minnesotans can reap the benefits of efficiency programs, renewable electricity, and clean energy jobs.

A step toward workforce diversity

The transition to a clean energy economy will change Minnesota’s employment landscape—and Fresh Energy is committed to leveraging opportunities to increase equity and reduce disparities in the process. Legislative efforts on utility workforce diversity are an important first step. Learn more about this 2019 law, signed this week by Governor Walz.

Climate change: it’s an LGBTQ+ issue, too

How will a warming climate affect those with fewer resources? Our policy associate, Anna Johnson, assesses how climate change impacts the LGBTQ+ community.

Janiece and Caley chat: equity and communications

Words are powerful. Where is Fresh Energy showing up language-wise in our equity work? Janiece and Caley talk it out.

Making an organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Our policy associate, Janiece Watts, shares steps we’ve taken as an organization to better embed diversity and equity into our work.

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