New ‘Twin Cities Pilgrimage’ Offers Experiential Learning About African American Experiences in Minnesota

Healing Minnesota Stories and the Minnesota Council of Churches are excited to announce a new place-based learning opportunity called the Twin Cities Pilgrimage which will be a sacred journey of historical black narratives in Minnesota. It will follow the model of Healing Minnesota Stories’ popular and transformative Dakota Sacred Sites tours, which we have offered for nearly eight years.

Pastor Danny Givens will lead the Twin Cities Pilgrimage, which will offer stories of African American Origin, Sanctuary, Diaspora, Liberation, and Lament. The initial Pilgrimage will be Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. We will carpool and caravan to a few Twin Cities sites, such as the old Ronda Neighborhood which was displaced by I-94. We will listen to the stories that live in these spaces.

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