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Service Immersions

In a retreat setting, youth and adults are invited to participate in service projects, educational activities, discussion, and simulation to engage in narratives around poverty and privilege in the Twin Cities Metro. Participants develop skills and are given tools to become agents of change in their own communities.

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Poverty & Privilege TRAINING

Face the Facts: Understanding Urban Poverty asks participants to put themselves in the shoes of those living in poverty in our communities. This simulation engages participants in making tough choices as a family of five living in Minneapolis on a limited budget, to stimulate awareness, openness, and learning.



Retreat Center

The Russ Ewald Center is located in South Minneapolis and offers two floors of dormitory style housing, handicap accessible bathrooms with private showers, a lounge,  large gathering spaces, conference rooms and a kitchen. The Russ Ewald Center is available for rental to local and traveling groups.


Questions? Contact us here or call 612-276-1568