News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

American Indian Youth Enrichment Lead Teacher, Dept of Indian Work

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

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.

Interfaith Action and Area Clergy Featured in “Justice Sunday Service Around the Clock”

Tune in from 11 am - 11 pm on Sunday, January 17, for a compelling tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including a profile of Interfaith Action's work to build economic mobility and the contributions of nine area clergy and Dr. Yohuru Williams from the University of St. Thomas.