SACRED ACTION BLOG

Updates from the Interfaith Climate Movement

Success Stories: Integrating Creation Care into VBS

June 22, 2021

– Rev. Debra Collum, pastor at Chatfield United Methodist Church in Chatfield, MN Almost all of my children’s teaching opportunities involve some type of environmental/creation care messages. I usually have…

Faith Communities Want Bold Federal Climate Action!

May 25, 2021

This winter and spring, in the middle of a global pandemic, 43 faith and spiritual communities virtually met with their Member of Congress to talk about the climate crisis! Nearly…

Celebrating 2020 Climate Justice Congregations

April 30, 2021

Join us in celebrating MNIPL’s 2020 Climate Justice Congregations! Participants in this certificate program are committed to living out their values through effective and sustained action on climate justice. In…

MNIPL Signs Joint Statement Calling for Immediate End to “Operation Safety Net”

April 16, 2021

Since the police killing of Daunte Wright on Sunday, the community has gathered every day to cry out in rage and grief. We ache with the loss of a beloved…

Community Action Needed on Two Critical Climate Proposals Up for Vote

April 6, 2021

The Minnesota Legislative Session is nearing its conclusion, and a number of different climate related policy provisions are under consideration. These include updating the state’s carbon emissions goals for the…

Clean Car Advocates Submit Nearly 14,000 Comments of Support

March 24, 2021

Minnesotans for Clean Cars coalition members submitted nearly 14,000 comments supporting the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s proposed Clean Cars Minnesota rule. The comments came from across the state and expressed…

Solidarity Fast to #StopLine3

March 17, 2021

UPDATE: Hundreds of people joined the Solidarity fast — from as far away as Australia! Check out the beautiful offerings shared on Facebook with #HungerStrikeToStopLine3 as well as Tania’s moving video of thanks.

Youth N’ Power Art Murals Displayed

March 4, 2021

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…

Antisemitism and White Nationalism Workshop

February 19, 2021

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…

Recording and resources from #StopLine3 National Rally

February 10, 2021

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…

Take action on Clean Cars MN proposed standards

January 7, 2021

In order to create a more just and sustainable future, we know we need to rapidly transition away from fossil fuels and move towards decarbonized options. MNIPL advocates for this…

Providing COVID support in Duluth

January 7, 2021

Delivering food and direct aid to community partners, who in turn helped those most in need during this COVID-19 pandemic, was not what MNIPL envisioned as its 2020 focus for…