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Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

When Coronavirus is Just Another Tragic Experience

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   April 06, 2020

Let us not make Coronavirus another traumatic event for communities and people who have already been through so much. Let us use this moment of moral clarity to truly become one people under God, with liberty and justice for all.

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ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Incarceration is Not Quarantine: A Reflection on the Effects of COVID-19 on our Prison and Jail Systems

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   April 01, 2020

It is estimated that there are more than two million people incarcerated in jails, prisons and detention centers in the United States. Dean Bucalos, NBA Mission Specialist for our Prison and Jail Ministries shares how we can advocate and support incarcerated individuals during this crisis.

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ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION

8 Steps to Prepare Your Community for a Social Justice Crisis Like Ferguson

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   March 30, 2020

It can be confusing and stressful navigating through times of crisis. Program Coordinator for Advocacy and Activism, Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker shares eight steps communities can take to prepare before a crisis.

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NBA Incubate Partner, QC Family Tree
CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

How QC Family Tree is Adapting in the Midst of Uncertainty

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   March 28, 2020

QC Family Tree is a community organization working at the intersection of faith, culture, and social change, rooted in the Enderly Park neighborhood of West Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster
RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

A Poem and Blessing from Trustee Jacque Foster

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster   |   March 27, 2020

Board of Trustee Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster shares a story of her time in Ireland and a poem that is giving her hope during this global pandemic.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

SoulCare: Taking Pause in Crisis

April 15, 2020

Our Mental Health & Wellness Initiative team invites you to join us for a moment to pause and process. Over the coming weeks, NBA will host a series of SoulCare moments to practice self-care and prayer.

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Kara Whitehouse

Executive Support Manager and Grants Coordinator
INDIGENOUS/NATIVE PEOPLES, ENVIRONMENT, ADVOCACY

Yakama Christian Mission advocates and educates in favor of the North American Landscape and her Indigenous People.