Alex Petelin ’24

Organization: MN Renewable Now

We familiarize, educate, and connect people to renewable energy and energy efficiency resources and options in underserved populations.

Maria Benito Correa ’25

Organization: Project Sweetie Pie 

Project Sweetie Pie supports urban agriculture and environmental justice in North Minneapolis and beyond.

Meira Smit ’25

Organization: Urban Farm & Garden Alliance (UFGA)

The Urban Farm and Garden Alliance (UFGA) is a collaboration of eight to ten Community Gardens and a group of Backyard Box Gardeners that promotes reconciliation, healing, peace, social and environmental justice through the cultivation and sharing of food in the Summit-University (Rondo) and Frogtown communities of St. Paul, MN.