MNIPL WORKSHOPS

Help your community learn, connect, and act on climate justice by offering a workshop facilitated by MNIPL staff and core volunteers. These events can be in-person, on Zoom, or a hybrid. The suggested honoraria is $50 per hour.

If you have questions or would like to host a customized workshop on a topic not listed, please contact [email protected], and we'll work with you on your community's specific needs.

Climate Conversation

During this meaningful community gathering, we start by guiding participants to connect with their deepest values. Then we articulate together as a group the realities of the climate crisis, how it connects with our faith and spirituality, and how their community can take action for a more just and sustainable world. Climate Conversations are a great way to jumpstart climate action in your community!

Length: 60-90 minutes

Stopping Line 3

What is the role of people in the Stop Line 3 movement? How can we show up in solidarity with Indigenous people who are defending the water, the land, and the climate from the atrocities of destructive fossil fuel projects? Learn about what it means to be “treaty people” and how to take action on Line 3.

Length: 1-2 hours

Mini "Be the Spark" Session

Be the Spark is MNIPL's annual leadership development program where people of faith are trained to be powerful organizers in the climate movement. Request a customized "mini" workshop for leaders and organizers in your congregation to focus on a particular development area or as a preview for the full Be the Spark program.

Length: 1-2 hours

MNIPL Introductory Presentation

Learn more about MNIPL, how we work for climate justice by engaging people of faith, and opportunities to join the movement.

Length: 45-60 minutes

Solar Informational Session

Trees and plants have been using the sun's free energy for millions of years to make the earth a better place to live. You can too, but it can be more complicated for humans. Learn how homeowners and congregations can go solar and significantly cut utility bills. We help you understand the options available and what fits you best.

Length: 1 hour

Advocacy 101

Learn how your congregation can advocate for state and federal policy action to address the climate crisis. This session will review key points about current policy proposals and teach you how to write a powerful advocacy letter to send to key decision-makers — during the workshop. Families are invited.

Length: 60-90 minutes

Climate Justice Congregation Coaching

Are you creating or working on a climate action plan for your community? In this customizable coaching session, an experienced organizer will meet with your team to facilitate a discussion about setting goals, developing strategies and tactics, growing your team, and next steps.

Length: Varies

Act on Climate from Home

Learn what you and your household can do to reduce your carbon footprint, support sustainable policies, and create community by participating in MNIPL's Climate Justice Household Program.

Length: 1 hour