Javen Swanson

Javen Swanson

Javen Swanson
Interim Faith Work Director

Javen Swanson comes to the Task Force from OutFront Minnesota, where he served as Associate Director of Organizing for Faith. From August 2011 through May 2013, Javen was assigned to the Faith Team on the Minnesotans United for All Families campaign, helping defeat a proposed marriage amendment and secure the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Minnesota. A graduate of Yale Divinity School, Javen is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Javen lives with his husband Oby and their two cats in Saint Paul, Minnesota.