Just Released! “Drowning in Debt” Report about Health Harms of Payday Lending in MN


HIP and ISAIAH are excited to release Drowning in Debt: A Health Impact Assessment of How Payday Loan Reforms Improve the Health of Minnesota’s Most Vulnerable.

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Overturning the Tables of Economic Injustice


A Holy Week Action on Payday Lending

with the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray

Monday, March 21
Open House at 5:00 pm; Action at 6:00 pm

Shiloh Temple, 1201 W Broadway, Minneapolis;

RSVP required

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Minnesotans for Paid Family Leave Campaign Launches


ISAIAH was proud to stand with the Children’s Defense Fund and the AFL-CIO as co-chairs of the Minnesotans for Paid Family Leave coalition at a press conference in support of Paid Family and Medical Leave. Everyone in Minnesota has a story of caring for a family member or needing care.

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Health Experts Say Paid Leave Policies Create Better Health Outcomes

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Commissioner of Health, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, and other health experts, joined faith and community leaders at the State Capitol for a press conference to bring attention to a new report released by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) with research that shows paid sick leave, paid family leave and other workplace policies that support job stability play a significant role in improving and supporting the health of families and communities.

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ISAIAH is a community of thousands of people of faith in Minnesota who are motivated by love for God and belief in the dignity and sacredness of all people to act for justice and equity.

Together, we amplify our voices to effectively influence decision makers to develop laws and policies that help lift people out of poverty and remove barriers to opportunity.

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