010 Congress Under the Gun: Federal Legislation and the Fight Against Gun Violence

010 Congress Under the Gun: Federal Legislation and the Fight Against Gun Violence

For this episode, we bring you the recording of an important event: Congress Under the Gun: Federal Legislation and the Fight Against Gun Violence. By The Rivers hosted this round table discussion on August 17, 2016. It was coordinated by Protect Minnesota, a local organization which works to prevent gun violence as part of the national effort known as DisarmHate.

 

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008 Randi Roth, Executive Director of Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul

008 Randi Roth, Executive Director of Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul

We discuss the work of Interfaith Action and their programs which bring communities together to end poverty in East Metro of St. Paul. They focus on comprehensive solutions which are culturally appropriate and focused on structural change to and building the infrastructure of opportunity. We discuss the evolution of what used to the St. Paul Area Council of Churches, the importance and challenges of this work in faith communities, and some opportunities at this difficult time. 

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