Updates from the Multifaith Climate Movement


Support State Funding for an Indigenous Cultural Center in Park Rapids

MNIPL has another opportunity for you to support our agenda for Indigenous Rights and Climate Justice. The regional community development initiative Akiing recently purchased the Carnegie Library building in Park Rapids…


MNCIFA Gets Hearings in the Senate

After receiving its initial hearing in the MN House on March 7, the bill that would establish the MN Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MNCIFA) (SF 2301; authored by Senator Tou…


The MN Indian Family Preservation Act Passes

On Thursday, March 9, House members voted 128-0 to pass HF1071/SF667, the Indian Family Preservation Act. It had passed the Senate 66-1 on February 27. The bill now heads to…

Introducing the MN Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MnCIFA)

Rep. Emma Greenman and Sen. Tou Xiong have introduced a bill (HF2336/SF2301) to establish the Minnesota Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MnCIFA). If enacted, the MnCIFA will bridge financing gaps in…


MN Senate votes to support Native rights

Kudos to the MN Senate for passing a bill, introduced by Sen. Mary Kunesh, which bolsters the MN Indian Family Preservation Act, bringing critical support for the wellbeing of Native children.


Reflecting on a Song Circle

MNIPL songleader reflects on the joy, possibility, and purpose of gathering to sing together.


Youth leader calls for clean electricity

MNIPL youth leader Makayla Freeman testified before the MN State Senate in support of the 100% clean electricity bill.


Update on the 100% Clean Electricity by 2040 Bill

MNIPL has mixed feelings about HF7, the 100% clean electricity by 2040 bill, which passed out of the House committee. Read our analysis and watch Julia Nerbonne’s testimony.


Testifying for Diversity Metrics from Utilities

Joshua Lewis testified before the Minnesota House on behalf of HF49, which asks for utilities to keep diversity metrics. Watch Joshua’s testimony.

Beginning 2023 with Gratitude

A message from Julia Nerbonne, MNIPL’s executive director As we launch into 2023, I am filled with gratitude for each of you. Thank you for the heart and commitment you…