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Conference to Focus on Building Properity and Reducing Poverty

JUNE 6, 2012 - 9:00 AM to JUNE 8, 2012 - 5:00 PM CT

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, MN

Reducing poverty and building prosperity in communities will be the focus of the 2012 Grassroots and Groundwork conference, sponsored by the Northwest Area Foundation. Speakers, breakout sessions, plenaries and facilitated conversations will take place on a wide variety of topics including  financial security, collaborative efforts, creating sustainable communities, financial education, entrepreneurship development, adult education, green business practises, food systems, creating leadership opportunities, and much more. This conference is geared toward service providers, educators, researchers, local citizens, policymakers, and leaders in business, faith and communities. For more information, visit