Celebrate Earth Day 2022

Minnehaha Park Wabun Picnic Area 4655 46th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN

If you're in the Twin Cities, please join MNIPL at Minnehaha Park to celebrate Earth Day! We'll be together at the Wabun D picnic shelter between 4-6 pm, rain or shine. Enjoy games and activities, the beautiful park space, and opportunities to meet new people and old friends. At 4:30, we will share stories, sing…

Virtual Screening of YOUTH v GOV

Zoom

How can we bring accountability over the climate crisis? YOUTH v GOV is the inspiring story of 21 youth activists from across the nation as they file a groundbreaking lawsuit against the United States. The case reveals a wealth of evidence that the U.S. government has endangered their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property…

Energy Equity & the Proposed Rate Hikes

Zoom

Minnesota's two largest electricity providers want to raise their rates for residential customers—Xcel Energy by 21% and Minnesota Power by 18%. Everyone should have access to affordable and diverse sources of electricity. This is not only about unreasonable and unfair rate cases, but a climate justice issue with energy equity at its core. Join our Community Connector webinar to learn how to protect your rights as a customer and how to join the fight so everyone can receive fair, just, and equitable utility rates.

Community Connector Mixer

Zoom

One key takeaway from this summer's listening project is that Community Connectors want more time to meet, share, and learn from each other. Join us for the September webinar to learn more about the findings from the student team's report and to be in conversation together.

Free

Sacred Creation in Crisis: Strengthening the Multifaith Response in MN

MNIPL is proud to be part of MnMN's Annual Conference 2022. This year’s gathering will focus on creation in crisis and our particular multifaith response in Minnesota. It is an opportunity for listening to other’s stories, having in-depth conversations, and experiencing art and performance of other faith traditions.

The Inflation Reduction Act

Zoom

The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act includes huge benefits for solar energy and other critical climate change provisions. Learn more about this federal legislation and how congregations and communities have new opportunities to save on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Our guest speaker is Jeremy Kalin, a solar expert and attorney. Mr. Kalin has a…

Dakota Sacred Sites Tour 2022

Church of St. Peter 1405 Sibley Memorial Highway, St. Paul, MN

The Sacred Sites Tours are part of Healing Minnesota Stories’ effort to create dialogue and healing between Native and non-Native peoples (a program of the Minnesota Council of Churches). Join us to gain a greater awareness and understanding of the Dakota people, the original people of this area, who too often are invisible in their…

Recurring Event Community Office Hours

Community Office Hours

Zoom

Each week on Thursdays, MNIPL hosts an online Community Office Hour between noon and 1:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for people who are organizing within a community to ask questions, get new ideas, share your struggles, or celebrate your successes. Hosted by Buff Grace or a member of the outreach team.

Community Connector Webinar – Canceled

Zoom

UPDATE: Our December Community Connector webinar has been canceled. Please join us in 2023 for our January webinar! On the 1st Tuesday of each month, we deepen into a different topic related to climate justice. Through shared learning and conversation, we hope you can feel more confident and empowered to help grow the climate movement.…

Recurring Event Be the Spark Winter 2023

Be the Spark Winter 2023

Zoom

Be the Spark is a great way to bring your team together for climate action. Get tools and practices that help you inspire your congregation, focus your purpose, and identify tangible actions for successes you can celebrate. Our Winter 2023 series will meet online over four Thursday evenings:  January 19 & 26, February 9 & 16.