The SEEKJOY Community
Within minutes of the new Chase location opening in St. Paul, banking associates were greeted by around 20 humans staging a “die-in”, laying on the floor as if dead, filling the entire lobby area. Any members of the broader public would have had to walk across the seemingly deceased humans in order to meet with
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission held a procedural hearing this past Tuesday to determine the course of action which should be taken regarding the June 3rd, 2019 appeals court ruling that the Environmental Impact Statement conducted for Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project did not adequately address a potential spill in the Lake Superior Watershed.
On Friday, September 20th, 2019 upwards 5,000 students marched on the Saint Paul Capitol in Minnesota as part of the international Youth Climate Strikes calling for immediate action to address the Climate Crisis. The Youth Climate Strike’s organizing website, StrikeWithUs.org, identifies a list of demands being called for by young people around the world. Under
S&P Global releases article suggesting that “Enbridge will set a new in-service target for Line 3 once the state Public Utility Commission signals how long it will take to re-certify the environmental impact statement.”
The Northern Metal Recycling facility along the Mississippi in North Minneapolis, Minnesota, has burdened local residents for years with toxic pollution. Although the facility’s shredder was scheduled to cease operations by August 1st, 2019, it will continue to operate due to an extension provided by the Ramsey County District Court.
Art seems to allow us humans to communicate “across the isle” and create space for conversations that might otherwise be difficult or, dare we say, impossible. About a month ago, we began reaching out through various networks in the Twin Cities of Minnesota for an artist (or, artists) that might be interested in collaborating