Advocacy Update – March 2018

Affordable Housing: Lutheran Advocacy-MN has been working with a subset of Homes for All Coalition members on our legislative agenda: Now we need YOU and YOUR church help to make it a reality! Contact us for ideas, information, sample letters, and talking points!!

$150 million to provide Minnesotans with safe, stable and affordable housing

  • $110 million in Housing Infrastructure Bonds (HIB) to create supportive rental housing, preserve housing, and promote homeownership;
  • $30 million in General Obligation (GO) Bonds to make improvements to the state’s public housing.
  • $10 million in the budget to prevent and end homelessness and promote affordable housing

Upcoming Event:        JRLC Day on the Hill (We are a sponsor!)

                                    Tuesday, March 13 (8:30 a.m. – Affordable Housing Session)

Central Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, MN

More Info: https://jrlc.org/day-on-the-hill/details

Registration: https://jrlc.org/day-on-the-hill/registration

First Time Attender? Contact LA-MN to participate for free (get code)

 

Faith and Clean Energy Campaign: Lutheran Advocacy-MN with the Faith & Clean Energy Campaign is working on several non-partisan church/faith events. Would you like an event in your neck of the woods? If so, please call Tammy (651-238-6506). We need lots of action! (We need more signers on the faith campaign letter to legislators).

 

Upcoming Events:       Southwest Metro Forum on Faith & Clean Energy

Thursday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Grace Lutheran Church

7800 West County Rd 42 Apple Valley, MN

 

Renewing Energy: People, Planet, and Promise

Saturday, March 17, 2018 / 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids, MN

 


Photos from Faith and Clean Energy Event in St. Paul, MN: