News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

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…

Interfaith Action Bids Farewell to Project SPIRIT

Nine congregations came together in 1993 to create a place and space that blended academic and cultural enrichment activities for African American children. The program taught strength, perseverance, imagination, responsibility, integrity…

Lawyers Help Community Power-Up

Randi Ilyse Roth, Executive Director For about a year, the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church community near Selby and Dale engaged in what their pastor, Rev. Carl Walker, called “Community Power-Ups.” One Wednesday night each month,…

Ending Homelessness One Family at a Time

“It takes too long to move from shelter to stable housing.” That’s the feedback Interfaith Action’s Project Home staff continually receive. Families report that they struggle to get necessary documents, to find affordable places to…

OSP Volunteer Highlight: Janet Murphy

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Janet Murphy, Opportunity Saint Paul volunteer Edited by Emma Grisanzio, Program Support Coordinator, Opportunity Saint Paul PLACEMENT | Saint Paul Public Library VOLUNTEER ROLE | Homework Helper Janet volunteers with the Saint Paul Public…