The Twin Cities has become home to many displaced people groups. 1 out of 3 people in the Twin Cities are first or second-generation immigrants. Refugees have arrived in Minnesota from Somalia, Burma, Iraq, Ethiopia, Bhutan, Congo, Ukraine, Syria, Liberia, the former Soviet Union, Afghanistan and more.
There are an estimated 83,000 Somali People in the Twin Cities - more than anywhere else in the country. St. Paul has the largest Hmong Community in the United States. The Liberian Population in the Twin Cities is some of the largest in America. St. Paul has a growing population of Karen, a minority group from Burma, currently the largest in the USA.
The purpose of Envision Twin Cities is “To create partnerships and environments that transform and empower refugees and other immigrants”. Our desire is to equip and assist churches to reach out to the refugee communities with the love of Jesus Christ.
TRIP COST: $525 per person for a 7-day trip
INTERN COST: $1100 per month