News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

Summer Social Worker, American Indian Youth Enrichment, Department of Indian Work

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Deadline: Open until filled. Dates of position: June 14 – July 23, 2021 Program location: Daytons Bluff Elementary School, 262 Bates Ave St. Paul, MN 55106. Summer programming dates/times Monday, June 21 – Friday, July 16 7:30…

American Indian Youth Enrichment Lead Teacher, Dept of Indian Work

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The purpose of this position is to provide daily program instruction and culturally based curriculum to the American Indian Youth Enrichment (AIYE) program participants.

Interfaith Action Receives Damus Award

The Damus Awards are a philanthropic project that empowers students at the University of St. Thomas to award at least $25,000 to local nonprofits annually. Interfaith Action was selected because of our effective racial justice work.

MN Department of Health Chooses DIW as Covid-19 Community Coordinator

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has chosen our DIW to serve as a trusted COVID Community Coordinator to serve the entire Twin Cities American Indian community.

Project Home moves into the Provincial House

Families experiencing homelessness begin moving into Interfaith Action’s Project Home at the Provincial House on March 15, 2021, following the City of Saint Paul’s Planning Commission’s unanimous approval of a conditional use permit for the emergency shelter.

Department of Indian Work Staff Reflect on an Extraordinary Year

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From responding to a 300% increase in demand for the food shelf to establishing a Covid hotline for the entire Twin Cities American Indian community, our Department of Indian Work staff have done amazing things this year.

Department of Indian Work Coordinates Community’s COVID-19 Hotline

Interfaith Action’s Department of Indian Work has became the COVID Hotline for the American Indian community in the Twin Cities. The hotline is offered in partnership with Saint Paul Indians in Action and with funding from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Project Home at the Provincial House Planning Moves Forward

Please share your feedback with City leaders by 2/24, in advance of a 2/25 City hearing.