WORKING TOGETHER FOR A BETTER SAINT PAUL
Clergy involved with Interfaith Action’s work in the community gather periodically throughout the year for conversations with civic leaders about how to build economic mobility in Greater Saint Paul. Clergy represent houses of worship that are members of Interfaith Action or who work with the organization’s Project Home, Opportunity Saint Paul, and Community Power-Up programs.
Questions? Contact, Sarah Peterka, Director of Opportunity Saint Paul & Congregational Engagement, 651-789-3853.
Upcoming Roundtable: A Conversation with Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 8:30–10:00 am
Interfaith Action, 1671 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
Clergy are invited to this conversation with Ramsey County Attorney John Choi to discuss questions, concerns, and feedback about the criminal justice system in Ramsey County and Minnesota. Attorney Choi has been on the cutting edge of many issues that affect our congregations and communities. Please join us for this candid and far-reaching conversation at Interfaith Action.
November 2019: Gun violence, with Officer Anthony Brown from the Saint Paul Police Department and Rev. Darryl Spence from Community Action Partnership
September 2019: Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough; Councilmember Rebecca Noecker, St. Paul City Council Ward 2; and Cathy ten Broeke, Director of MN Interagency Council on Homelessness discussed family homelessness
July 2019: John Harrington, Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner, shared ideas about how to heal our community and encouraged us to learn more about the effects of trauma and about trauma-informed care.
April 2019: Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter met with the group to discuss issues ranging from homeless to affordable legal services.