News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

Introducing Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

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Faith-based organization announces new name and expanded vision Saint Paul, Minn. - May 5, 2015 - Interfaith Action of Great Saint Paul (formerly Saint Paul Area Council of Churches) announced its new name at its Annual Assembly. More than…

Project Home volunteer receives prestigious award

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Mary Beth Young, Project Home Senior Site Coordinator with Laurie Wenker, Project Home volunteer. Laurie Wenker receives HealthPartners’ 2014 Wilbur Thomas Community Service Award. Each year, HealthPartners honors employees who strive to…

Moving families to housing

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Volunteers Jan Hubbell and Suzanne Yeoh showing love through hospitality, with delicious watermelon. Project Home In January 2014, Ramsey County partnered with Catholic Charities and the YWCA of Saint Paul to unveil a pilot program called…

United in hopes and dreams

Project Home By Sara Liegl, Director of Project Home Yesterday, we had a family move out earlier than expected. They had left some of their belongings at the Project Home site they had been sheltered at. I picked the mom up at the day center…

Why does interfaith work matter?

Interfaith Youth Leadership Coalition By: Aria Christenson, Summer Intern, IYLCIntern@interfaithaction.org Current news is flooded with stories of religious intolerance and violence – around the globe and right here in the Twin Cities.…

Racism is a Hydra – The Monster is in Us

By: Rowzat Shipchandler, racial equity manager at Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. This is the third in a series of posts by Rowzat exploring the metaphor of racism as a multi-headed monster or a hydra. A hydra is one of my most often-used…

Interfaith discussion opens up a bigger world to teens

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Fardosa Hassan, coordinator of the Interfaith Youth Leadership Coalition in St. Paul, believes teens want to engage in open dialogue about religion, but don’t often have the time to do so. Sundays at the Interfaith Youth Leadership Coalition…

Do our childhood experiences really make a difference?

Adverse Childhood Experience Workshop By: Kathy Denman-Wilke, Director of Department of Indian Work Do our childhood experiences really make a difference? Over 20 health providers involved with Eliminating Health Disparities Programs within…