Presenter Bio

Minister JaNaé Bates is the communications director for ISAIAH – a multi-racial, multi-faith, state-wide, nonpartisan coalition of faith communities dedicated to building a multiracial democracy by moving collectively and powerfully for racial and economic equity in the state of Minnesota. JaNaé specializes in integrating grassroots faith-based organizing and narrative strategy. She has over a decade of academic and professional experience in ministry, social justice, and communications. She also serves as an associate minister at Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Paul, MN.