A public input meeting in North Minneapolis drew several electric car owners and clean air advocates.
The program guarantees cost savings for schools and nonprofits serving low-income and underrepresented areas.
As details emerge a program to curb transportation emissions in the Northeast, advocates want disadvantaged communities involved in the process.
“We want to showcase that you can invest in a community without gentrifying,” the company’s founder said.
“I do believe that this location was selected because we are African Americans,” says 75-year-old activist Ella Rose. “People need to know our lives count, too.”