Posts by Devon Cupery

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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Thank you: 2018 Highlights

Thanks to all who participated in this incredible year! The MNIPL network of youth, community members, faith leaders, volunteers, and donors collaborated on bold, inspiring action for a just & sustainable world. Together we… Launched two visionary Just Solar projects with coalition partners In March, MNIPL along with Shiloh Temple and the Just Solar Coalition…

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Duluth Solar Group Buy announced!

We are excited to announce the launch of The Duluth Solar RREAL Deal 2019, a Duluth-centered solar “group buy” to promote residential solar locally through providing savings to a local installer in our Just Solar Coalition. The group savings are passed along to the residential clients, hence lowering the cost for solar and supporting the resource…

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Welcome Pastors Roosevelt & Theresa of Shiloh Temple!

MNIPL is honored to welcome Pastors Roosevelt and Theresa Williams from Shiloh Temple to our staff! Shiloh Temple in North Minneapolis is home to the new community solar array launched this summer in partnership with the Just Solar Coalition. They will be leading a solar outreach program in North Minneapolis, including tours of Shiloh Temple…

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