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2020 CREWS Convening grantee resources


The Kresge Foundation hosted the 4th Annual CREWS (Climate Resilient & Equitable Water Systems) Convening November 12 and November 19, 2020. The two-day virtual event brought together nearly 100 grantees and partners who represent the 33 nonprofit organizations funded through the CREWS initiative. Attendees engaged in a series of panel discussions and brainstorming sessions to develop a shared vision for 2021 to tackle climate change and disrupt racism within the water sector.

Convening Agenda, Speakers’ Bios & Resources

Remarks Delivered by Kresge President and CEO Rip Rapson

Remarks Delivered by Sr. Program Officer Jalonne L. White-Newsome

CREWS initiative takes on water systems, climate change and inequity