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Position Opening: Immigration Associate Organizer

ISAIAH has an opening for an Immigration Associate Organizer to work on a full time, temporary basis from November 15, 2017 through May 15, 2018 to work with Latino immigrant faith communities in Ramsey County with a focus on St. Paul, Minnesota. There is potential for this project to continue through 2018 if resources are secured. The Associate Organizer will work with an ISAIAH Lead Organizer to build leadership teams and capacity in 3-4 large Latino parishes. The Associate Organizer will be responsible for building teams and engaging volunteer leaders in public action to defend immigrant rights and advance a proactive agenda for immigrants at the City and County level. This position will also help support the growing Sanctuary network of congregations. Fluency in Spanish and English required. All applicants must have reliable transportation, a driver’s license, and proof of valid auto insurance.  Read full job description here.

Send resume and cover letter to: isaiah@isaiahmn.org

Position Opening: Southern MN Immigration Organizer

ISAIAH has grant funded openings for Organizers to work full time through December 2018 to prepare faith communities in Southern MN to build capacity to powerfully engage in a large-scale mobilization and civic engagement effort in the 2018 political season. Successful applicants will work with ISAIAH staff organizers to build congregational programs and house meetings to recruit volunteers, develop capacity and leadership and define a series of racial and economic justice campaigns, and lead civic engagement efforts across Greater Minnesota rooted in our values and agenda. Fluency in Spanish and English required. Significant evening and weekend work will be required.  Read full job description here.

Send resume and cover letter to: isaiah@isaiahmn.org.

People of Faith Host Largest St. Paul Mayoral Forum in the City

Unanimous candidate commitments to dedicating funds for immigrant legal defense, passing a $15 minimum wage

Sunday evening, October 17, people of faith and clergy of ISAIAH hosted the largest mayoral forum in Saint Paul this election season. They engaged the candidates on their visions for mass incarceration, immigration and raising the minimum wage.

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ISAIAH Statement on 800,000 DACA Recipients, Nation Damaged by Rescind of Policy

ST. PAUL, Sept. 5, 2017 — Today President Trump made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While this decision is saturated in legalese language, it is absolutely immoral. President Trump has taken the lives of 800,000 young people and their families and washed his hands of them, taking no responsibility to ensure their security and well-being. It is inhumane, irresponsible and immoral to play politics with our lives and the lives of our families.  All people of faith, of good will, must stand together to demand that Congress immediately pass a clean DREAM Act bill.

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Faith Leaders: Christian Faith Compels Us to Collectively Denounce Domestic Terrorist Attack on Bloomington Mosque

Challenge our Elected Officials to Stop Peddling in Hate-Filled Rhetoric

Oakland, CA and BLOOMINGTON, MN – Following a horrific terroristic attack on a Bloomington Mosque, faith leaders with ISAIAH and PICO National Network, the nation’s largest body of faith-based groups and congregations, today issued the following statement:

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