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June 20, 2019, Thursday - East Town Business Partnership Business Forum

The next ETBP Business Forum is a joint event with the Minneapolis Downtown Council on June 20.  It will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Ryan Companies – Millwright Building – 533 S 3rd St,. Suite 100.  This month’s event is free, but please RSVP using Eventbrite.


What does it mean to be an inclusive downtown? What issues, trends and challenges affect our ability to make this real? What prevents us from being the kind of downtown that is welcoming and where social, personal, and economic aspirations are available to all? This joint forum with the mpls downtown council will unveil the results from the yearlong “Inclusive Downtown Think Tank” co-sponsored with the YMCA that set out to cast a bold new vision for an increasingly welcoming downtown.

Presenting Sponsor: TBD

Spotlight Presentation: A Representative from the Center for Economic Inclusion (INVITED)

Feature Presentation/Panelists:

  • Dr. Hedy Lemar Walls, Chief Social Responsibility Officer, Greater Twin Cities YMCA
  • Dr. Ramón Pastrano, President and CEO, Impact Lives
  • Dan Collison, Director of Downtown Partnerships, Minneapolis Downtown Council-DID and Executive Director, East Town Business Partnership