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.
Some links mentioned in the podcast:
Interfaith Action <interfaithaction.org>
MDC North Carolina and David Dodson <mdcinc.org>
State of the South <mdcinc.org/resources/state-of-the-south>
Our Guests’ inspirational text:
Birkat Hamazon (Jewish prayer following a meal) <myjewishlearning.com/article/birkat-hamazon>
Randi at Interfaith Action <email@example.com>
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