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Acara Challenge and 10th Anniversary Celebration

March 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Celebrate 10 years of Acara and meet 2020 Acara Challenge competitors developing solutions to pressing social and environmental problems!

The Acara Challenge is an annual competition to identify and reward the best ideas for social and environmental change fostered by University of Minnesota students from all campuses. This year, we’ll also be celebrating the 10th anniversary of Acara and 10 years of student-led changemaking!

The schedule for the evening will as follows:

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Poster session
Join us for an opportunity to meet one-on-one with the 2020 Acara Challenge participants and learn about their projects.

5:15 – 6:30 pm: Program and Award Ceremony
Following a brief introduction, you’ll hear two-minute pitches from each participating team on their innovative solutions to social and environmental challenges. Then you’ll have an opportunity to vote in the crowd-favorite awards, and we’ll announce the winners of the 2020 Acara Challenge.

6:30 – 7:00 pm: Acara Birthday Celebration
Stick around for some birthday cake and congratulate participants for their hard work.

Join us at the event! RSVP by March 18.



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University of Minnesota, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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