News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

Fairmount United Methodist Church Steps Up

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When Central Baptist, a faithful Project Home site partner since 2006, discovered that its facility needed requisite upgrades, Interfaith Action needed a new host for the September slot. Enter Fairmount Avenue United Methodist Church (FAUMC),…

City Declares July 26 "Interfaith Action" Day

The Saint Paul City Council passed a resolution this week declaring Thursday, July 26, 2018, "Interfaith Action" day in recognition of the impact the organization's Opportunity Saint Paul program had in its pilot year. Read the editorial…

Pilot Year of Opportunity Saint Paul Nears Completion

  The pilot year of Opportunity Saint Paul (OSP) is almost complete! In this first year, we have learned that OSP mobilizes volunteers to build economic mobility, supports the effectiveness of volunteers, and strengthens faith communities. We…

American Indian Youth Enrichment Demonstrates Tremendous Impact

Nearly 80 youth in grades 1-8 signed up for Interfaith Action’s annual Indigenous-led, holistic, and fun-filled summer American Indian Youth Enrichment (AIYE) program. For two months, Native youth are learning about their heritage and history…

Creating Opportunity Moments: An Interview with Joshua Mbanusi

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Joshua Mbanusi By David Schimke A week before hitting the ground in Minnesota, MDC Program Manager Joshua Mbanusi took time to chat about his profession, his passions, and the importance of social supports, both institutional and individual.…

Building Opportunity: What does it mean?

"Opportunity moments can change the trajectory of a person's life," said Joshua Mbanusi, the keynote speaker at Opportunity of Saint Paul's learning community event on May 22. Using his own story as the backdrop to a content-rich presentation,…

Annual Assembly Builds "Habits of the Heart"

Click here to register for the 2019 Annual Assembly with Ray Suarez.   Clifton L. Taulbert addresses the 2018 Annual Assembly crowd. Nearly 200 people gathered on Thursday, May 10, for Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul's…

Eight Habits of the Heart

Clifton L. Taulbert, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated author, businessman and entrepreneur, is the keynote speaker at Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul’s Annual Assembly on Thursday, May 10. His widely acclaimed book, Eight Habits of…