Posts by Devon Cupery

Climate Justice Night: Thank you!

Friends,  Huge thanks to everyone who took part in MNIPL Climate Justice Night at the Museum! We are deeply grateful to all who joined us on Thursday to support the growth of a new, hopeful story with MNIPL. We honor the generosity, energy, and love you brought to this special evening. Together we raised more than…

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2018 Annual Report Published

We’re excited to share our 2018 annual report, a beautiful reflection of our vision for climate justice and collective accomplishments this past year. Thanks for all the ways you’ve contributed to these moving stories and continue build the movement. Read the online version of the annual report here. To receive a print version of the…

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Take Action: Faith Communities for 100% Clean Energy

The 100% Campaign is bringing Minnesotans together who believe we need an equitable clean energy future for everyone in our state. MNIPL is proud to be among dozens of community organizations, unions, and advocacy groups pushing for 100% clean energy in Minnesota. In this 2019 legislative session, we expect more than one 100% clean energy…

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Faith Voices: Thank you Gov Walz for supporting 100% Clean Energy!

Have you heard the exciting news? On Monday, Governor Walz announced a plan to move Minnesota to 100% renewable electricity by 2050. Thanks to all who have been speaking out to support 100% clean, equitable energy, and thank you Governor Walz and Lt. Gov Flanagan! Watch video responses by faith leaders in the MNIPL network: Daniel Romero, Minister of Faith…

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POSTPONED: Ed Owens People’s Movement Assembly

Hello friends – the Ed Owens People’s Movement Assembly has been postponed due to impending ice and snow.  Please register and we’ll let you know the confirmed date ASAP. Tentative date Saturday, May 11th. As you may know, MNIPL staff member Ed Owens passed away last summer. Ed was the Criminal Justice and the Environmental Justice chair of…

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SOLD OUT: Night at the Museum for Climate Justice

** Update: We’re happy to report an enthusiastic response for our upcoming celebration and fundraiser, and tickets are SOLD OUT! We would love to accommodate more people but have reached the room capacity of 150. For folks who can’t make it and would like to support our mission with a donation, you can contribute online…

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Faith Leaders call on Gov. Walz to Protect Water, Stop Line 3

On February 8, faith and indigenous leaders gathered a beautiful spirit-led action at the office of Governor Walz. Together we delivered a clear moral message that Line 3 poses an unacceptable risk to water, climate, indigenous communities, and Indigenous elder Sharon Day presented a basket of hand-harvested wild rice to Walz staffers. The following Tuesday,…

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Be the Spark! Leadership Workshops 2019

We invite you to join MNIPL for our 2019 Be the Spark training! This year’s two-part leadership series will be facilitated by program Director Erin Pratt and Executive Director Julia Nerbonne on February 10th and March 3rd, 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. each session. “Be the Spark” is a dynamic and experiential leadership development workshop series…

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Announcing the Climate Justice Congregation Program

In support of our mission, we are excited to announce a new congregational certificate program, Be the Spark: Climate Justice Congregations. This year long process will help you and your community gain the focus, resources and support that can help galvanize your faith community into committed climate action. Join a growing number of faith communities doing the…

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MNIPL is hiring!

MNIPL is hiring! We are seeking an Environmental Justice Faith Organizer to lead our Just Solar campaign. View the position description below and download a printable PDF here. Environmental Justice Faith Organizer Created: December 12, 2018. Application review begins January 15; position open until filled. To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected] JOB DESCRIPTION This organizer…

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