From February 20 through March 1, 2021, the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis displayed environmental art murals created by artists who participate in MNIPL’s Youth N’ Power program. This exhibit debuted in conjunction with the annual United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice. Analyah Schlaeger dos Santos, MNIPL Youth Program Coordinator, invited the young artists…

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On February 18, 2021, Jewish Community Action offered a 90-minute workshop on antisemitism and white nationalism for MNIPL’s community of people involved in movements for climate justice. This event focused on the relationship between anti-Jewish oppression and the current attacks on our democracy, and the tools we need to build together to move towards a…

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More than 500 people attended the February 10 national rally to #StopLine3! We heard from frontlines leaders about the urgency of confronting the violence happening to the land and people along the pipeline corridor. We were challenged to take up the work of decolonization in our faith communities as a pathway toward healing. We heard…

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Our collective energy came together on the Winter Solstice as we prayed, reflected, celebrated, and gave attention to the sacredness of water. More than 140 people declared their intention to rebuke the Line 3 oil pipeline and offer a shared dream of justice and sustainability. From near and far, you emailed us images and videos…

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This morning a group of water protectors were arrested, unexpectedly and without warning, as they entered the Wigwam on the banks of the Mississippi River to pray. The group included MNIPL’s executive director, Julia Nerbonne, and solar manager, Buff Grace. The whole group was cited, booked, and released on site. The Wigwam lies on public…

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MNIPL is incredibly proud of the shared effort we all took to mobilize climate voters across our state. Voter turnout in Minnesota came in at some of the highest levels in the country. The collective call we made for climate justice and environmental racial justice issues is propelling us forward into the challenges and joys of our work to come.

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Minnesota has a strong and effective statewide electoral system with a long tradition of excellent voter turnout. Because we need our care for the planet known at the polls, we want to be certain that every single climate justice vote is counted on Election Day. If you already mailed in your ballot, track it at…

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We know that the upcoming Presidential election will shape the substance of this country for years to come. To support our collective ethical leadership in the midst of political polarization, a Multifaith Reflection Guide for the 2020 Election Debates is now available as a PDF to download and share. This Guide invites you to engage…

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