News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

We Are All Related

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Youth Enrichment students at American Indian Magnet School working on a sand painted art project. By Rebecca Fairbanks Dickinson, Youth Enrichment Coordinator In our Department of Indian Work Youth Enrichment program, we will say “Mitakuye…

From Project Home Guest to Volunteer

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Charles Norwood and his daughter By Sarah Carlson Charles Norwood's Story We all want what is best for our families. We make a plan, like a house of cards, adding each layer one by one, until we come up with a stable, constructed framework.…

Why Culturally Specific Education?

Youth Enrichment student smiles after finishing his sand painted art project. By Randi Ilyse Roth and Annie Roth Blumfield Interfaith Action’s core programs include two culturally specific education programs for children in grades K-5: Project…

Dear Friends

Project SPIRIT student at Maxfield Elementary smiles proudly showing her artwork from class. Annual Report Letter By Randi Ilyse Roth It’s hard to follow the news these days without asking what is going wrong in this world. Even more difficult…

Empowering Clients to have Control over their Health

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Yeoun-Jee Pine, Diabetes Education Coordinator, giving a healthy cooking demonstration. Department of Indian Work By Kathy Denman-Wilke If you walk into the Department of Indian Work Food Shelf on Tuesdays, there will be an aroma of fresh…

Activating our Vision

Young family staying at Project Home. By Randi Ilyse Roth Let’s look together at some recent news. On September 17, the headline in the Star Tribune was, “Income plunges for blacks in state.” The report noted that in the past year,…

From Homeless Shelter to Volunteer

Mary Beth Young, Project Home Senior Site Coordinator, chatting with Ken Phipps, Project Home Volunteer, at the family picnic he organized at New Life Presbyterian Church. By Kristin Vanevenhoven, Communications Specialist Meet Ken Phipps,…

Working Together

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Students working at the registration table at the Interfaith Youth Day of Service. By Rev. Rex McKee I am humbled and greatly excited to be elected the new President of the Board for Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul. It will be an…