In A Covenant of Love: We Stand Together!On Saturday, June 28, 2014, Minnesota’s prophetic communities made history through a groundbreaking display of power and faith. 1,600 people of faith from African-American, Latino, urban, suburban, St. Cloud and Greater Minnesota communities gathered to unite in a new covenant of love to transform our state.
Minimum Wage Bill VictoryOn April 14th, we celebrated the signing of the Minimum Wage Bill by Gov. Mark Dayton. “Minnesotans who work full-time should be able to earn enough money to lift their families out of poverty” said Dayton, surrounded by legislators, labor and community leaders at a ceremonial bill signing in the State Capitol rotunda. “Raising the minimum wage to $9.50, and indexing it to inflation, will improve the lives of over 325,000 hard-working Minnesotans.”
Leaders in NW Suburbs Organize PowerA group of ISAIAH leaders in the northwestern metro suburbs organized a meeting held on March 1 that drew 150 community members to share with public and elected officials the challenges and deep pain being experienced by people in the region.
“The myth that everything is fine in the suburbs,” expounded David Wilson, a member of Bethel World Outreach Church in Robbinsdale, “creates stigma and shame for people who are hurting.”