News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

Interfaith Action Launches New Volunteer Opportunities for the Fall

The need for volunteers has not changed in this pandemic; in fact, it has escalated. As we adjust our work to serve our community safely, we invite you to join us — in new ways — to build economic opportunity for all in Saint Paul.

College in Prison Subject of Annual Assembly Conversation

Due to the pandemic, this year's Annual Assembly went virtual with a panel discussion on "Dignity, Education and Economic Mobility for Minnesotans Behind Bars: An Opportunity for Faith Community Engagement."

Interfaith Action Welcomes New Board Members

Interfaith Action welcomes three new members to its board of directions and one to the Foundation board of directors.

An Extraordinary Year, An Extraordinary Response

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Our community has stepped up in extraordinary ways to help us respond to our tremendous needs due to COVID-19 and the systemic racial disparities laid bare by the pandemic and the murder of George Floyd.

Rev. Darrin Goss Discusses Community Healing in Wake of Tragedy

Rev. Darrin Goss, president of the Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) of South Carolina, met via Zoom with clergy engaged with Interfaith Action on June 18 to discuss healing in the wake of a community tragedy.

Standing in Solidarity with our Community

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We at Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul are heartbroken and outraged by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. We stand in solidarity with our neighbors, guests, and clients who are living in a community where a pandemic and the murder of Mr. Floyd have laid bare stark educational, economic and health disparities.

Open to listening, listening to open

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Randi Ilyse Roth, Bishop Jon Anderson, Rabbi Aaron S. Weininger, Rabbi Jill E. Crimmings, and Imam Asad Zaman write in the Pioneer Press about the inclusive interfaith conversations with the Department of Public Safety to help our communities stay safe as places of worship consider re-opening in this pandemic.

A New Plan for American Indian Youth Enrichment this Summer

American Indian youth who have completed grades 1 – 8 and live in St. Paul are invited to enjoy 4 weeks of cultural opportunities. Due to COVID19, we will offer our summer program through distance learning, with instructions and materials delivered to your door!