Community Outreach Programs The Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE) builds partnerships through our community outreach in order to celebrate our relationship with the natural world, raise public awareness of environmental issues, and stimulate environmental stewardship. Metro WaterShed Partners An innovative, dynamic coalition of nearly 60 public, private, and non-profit organizations focused on water in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area. Minnesota Water – Let’s Keep it Clean! Watershed Partners provides this website as part of its public water education media campaign. The organization also purchases media ads on television and radio. Solstice River Dance A site-specific dance performance that brings residents to the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota to celebrate. This performance is designed to inspire residents to learn about the river’s environmental issues and appreciate its beauty. Courage and Light™ A DVD-based learning experience focused on personal growth and inspired by master educator Parker J. Palmer and acclaimed photographer Jim Brandenburg. Eco Experience Kids Area Since 2006, CGEE has designed and coordinated the Kids Area in the Eco Experience sustainable living building at the Minnesota State Fair. Artists in Residence CGEE is proud to have four Artists in Residence: John Caddy, Marylee Hardenburgh, Bonnie Ploger, and Kim Sueoka. Past Events We value the many partners with whom we have had the opportunity to collaborate on projects as well as events. CGEE works with related partners to provide public events that are both educational and entertaining.