LITTLE FALLS-A rollout of a new statewide initiative is set to take place at Sprout Marketplace in Little Falls.

Thriving by Design - Rural & Urban Together is a joint effort of organizations Growth & Justice and OneMN.org. Together they are working to develop the Minnesota Equity Blueprint, a nonpartisan long-term plan to foster shared prosperity in a healthy environment in the state, according to the coalition's website.

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The first section of the report focused on human capital. The second section covering economic development will be introduced at the Little Falls event. The report was developed with the help of hundreds of Minnesotans through statewide events, community research, conversation and writing since June 2018, a news release stated.

The event will be 3-5 p.m. June 26 at Sprout, 609 13th Ave. NE, No. 8, Little Falls. It will include local and regional economic development highlights from the Region Five Development Commission, Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, Five Wings Art Council and more.