This site has been designed to provide people with information, access to resources, opportunities for networking, and inspiration on the topic of sustainable communities. NextStep site users have the ability to post information and resources on the site as well as to access the resources and information posted on the site.
Orion’s mission is to inform, inspire, and engage individuals and grassroots organizations in becoming a significant cultural force for healing nature and community.
Minnesota’s home of environmental education resources
The Minnesota Environmental Partnership is a coalition of more than 80 Minnesota environmental and conservation organizations working together to protect and preserve Minnesota’s precious natural environment.
- Minnesota Nonprofit Job Board
The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. Through its Web site, resource publications, workshops and events, cost-saving programs and advocacy, MCN continually works to inform, promote, connect and strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector
Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
- Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative
The Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative (MELDI) is a project housed at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment . MELDI aims to increase diversity in environmental organizations as well as the broader environmental movement.
- Minnesota Works
Minnesota Works is a service provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). DEED is responsible for administering various state and federal programs that provide workforce development services. The MELDI (see above) is a project housed at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment. MELDI aims to increase diversity in environmental organizations as well as the broader environmental movement.
- Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
DEED programs promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention, international trade, workforce development and community development.