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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

The Impact of Group Therapy for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

August 13, 2020

Since the Coronavirus outbreak, children’s special education and social services in schools have not been carried out smoothly. To offer some reprieve, Walking on Water Christian Church used a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to host a series of group counseling sessions for caregivers.

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CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Managing Anxiety Amid a Pandemic

August 11, 2020

While we cannot control everything that is happening in the world during our current global health crisis, how we handle feelings that come up during this time, we can control and work to manage, writes NBA contributor Jill Frame.

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STORIES, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS

Becoming a Trauma-Informed Church

August 07, 2020

In the midst of a global health crisis, Rev. Amie Vanderford and her husband set out to create a space that challenges systems of oppression and gives room to all God's people. Enter: The LabOratory Church.

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NEWS, INCUBATE

Meet our SENT 2020 Presenters

NBA   |   August 04, 2020

NBA has adapted its traditional SENT model and moved the seminar to online-only this year. We are grateful to our lineup of esteemed presenters who will share their knowledge with our SENT participants. Get to know them!

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Saundra Bryant, Executive Director, All Peoples Community Center
CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

All Peoples’ Assists with COVID-19 Hunger Relief

August 04, 2020

Read how All Peoples Community Center in Los Angeles, California is providing groceries to families in need with the help of a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Voting Rights and U.S. Elections: Are You Ready?

August 26, 2020

Join the National Benevolent Association for a webinar to engage with leaders who are tackling voting rights issues and learn how your communities can take action.

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Angela Whitenhill-Shields

Mental Health Initiative Manager
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.