News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

A Potential New Shelter for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Ramsey County, and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are exploring the possibility of leasing the Provincial House for use as shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Join us Online January 18 for the Annual MLK Breakfast

Featuring Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change; Ambassador Andrew J. Young; Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D. president and CEO of UNCF; and actor/artist H. Adam Harris. Log-in begins at 8:30 am; program at 9:00 am.

African-American Farmers Topic of Opportunity Saint Paul Learning Community Event

Our learning community event on January 21 looks at how the struggles of African-American farmers helps us understand the struggles of other communities. Much of the work in the African-American farmers’ historic national class action case, Pigford, happened in Minnesota, and presenters, Stephen Carpenter and Shirley Sherrod, have deep experience in and understanding of the issues.