Posts by Devon Cupery

Clarks Grove community solar array is live!

For a few years now, MNIPL has worked in close partnership with Cooperative Energy Futures (CEF) to expand participation in cooperative solar energy. We’re excited to announce that the 1.3 MW community solar garden in Clarks Grove, MN (pictured above) is now fully subscribed and operational. MNIPL played a key role in this outcome and…

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Sacred Circle Liturgy – a Climate Crisis Resource

This Climate Crisis Liturgy is a worship resource recently created by David Weiss, a theologian, writer, poet and hymnist committed to doing “public theology” around issues of ecology, sexuality, justice, diversity, and peace. David offered it as a Sacred Circle for Our Climate at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ,  following the Global Youth Climate Strike…

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Volunteer Highlight: Sam Kinzel

Thanks to Sam Kinzel for volunteering with MNIPL this summer to help mobilize for the climate strike! Here’s more about Sam: Hello! My name is Sam, and I’m an Eden Prairie native attending school out west, at Whitman College. I spent my earlier years of community engagement in and out of my home parish of…

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Meet Jayda Pounds, guest instructor at Youth N’ Power camp

We’re thrilled to welcome Jayda Pounds as an instructor at Youth N’ Power camp for our “business projects” week, July 15-19. Jayda is a recent graduate from the University of St. Thomas where she received a degree in entrepreneurship and a minor in theology. She is also an advocate and activist participating in protests, rallies…

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Pilgrim Lutheran’s Race to Reduce

By Carl Samuelson, Pilgrim Lutheran Church At Pilgrim Lutheran Church, we seek to be a leader in modeling solutions to the climate crisis. One of the ways we’ve met our mission is by joining Saint Paul’s Race to Reduce program, launched by Mayor Carter last year to engage the owners of large buildings and invite…

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Calling young people! Join us for Youth N’ Power Camp

My name is Analyah, and I am MNIPL’s Youth Program and Interfaith Garden Coordinator! I have recently joined the wonderful team at Interfaith Power and Light, and with nearly 10 years of working with youth under my belt, I am beyond ecstatic to be working on a few upcoming projects that might be of interest to…

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MN House Passes 100% Renewable Energy Legislation!

Last night in an historic vote, the Minnesota House passed the Jobs & Energy Omnibus, including language supporting 100% renewable electricity by 2050! This is a major step forward, directly connected to our movement’s organizing. Huge thanks to all who played a role in this exciting outcome.  Here are two quick action steps you can take…

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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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