Upcoming Events

Monday, June 10 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. Summit Brewing
'We're Not Happy About Climate Change' Happy Hour

Climate change doesn’t make us happy, but building a strong community of climate health advocates does!

That’s why HPHC’s annual ‘We’re Not Happy About Climate Change’ Happy Hour is back, and you’re invited.

When: Monday, June 10, at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Summit Brewing, 910 Montreal Circle in St. Paul

The details: You’re invited to an evening that’s one part happy hour, one part hearing from Minnesota climate legislators, and one part welcome event for HPHC community members, both new and familiar.

This is a great way to connect with HPHC and meet others with similar interests!

Join us for a cash bar with Summit Brewing’s beverage options, along with free vegetarian and vegan-friendly catered appetizers provided. Plus, enter to win door prizes.

To help HPHC cover costs as a small nonprofit, a donation of $10 per ticket is suggested.

If finances are a barrier, please select one of the ‘pay what you can’ options that works for you. We’d love to have you join us!


Get your tickets for June 10

Past Events

Thursday, February 15, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. Online
Introduction to Electric School Buses

Join HPHC, MN350, and the Minnesotan Coalition for Clean Transportation as we explore zero-emission electric school buses, including the benefits to school aged-kids, health, finances, and our environment. You’ll learn about upcoming state and federal funding opportunities to help your community join a growing number of Minnesota school districts trying out electric school buses!

You’ll hear from physician and electric school bus advocate, Dr. Dan Trajano, MD, MBA, school board member Brooke Roper, M.Ed., and other school transportation leaders sharing their experiences with electric school buses in the Midwest.

Whether you’re a health professional, school board member, parent or caregiver, school staff member, or community member — this info session is for you!

Thursday, December 14, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. Online
Leading the Charge: Electric School Buses and You

You have the opportunity right now to get an electric school bus in your district!

The Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean School Bus Rebate Program is open until January 31, 2024. The Coalition for Clean Transportation with Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate (HPHC), MN 350, and CURE are hosting this educational panel all about how electric school buses work, what it takes to get one in your district, and success stories from districts that already have them.

It’s not too late to start applying! Learn what you need to do to bring an Electric School Bus to your district!

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. Online
Advocacy Training for Climate Clinicians

Jumpstart your climate health journey with a training focused on earned media strategies and advocacy skill-building!

You’ll receive an intro to earned media and policy advocacy from fellow health professionals and trainers, Kent Boyd, DNP-S, RN, PHN and Melissa Thone, DNP/MPH-S, RN, PHN. You’ll learn the art of effective op-ed writing & workshop your ideas with like-minded health professionals working to shift public narratives across Minnesota. All skill levels, climate equity and health interests, and health professions are welcome.

Registration for this event is now closed, but you can view upcoming events above.