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NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, PRISON AND JAIL

Our Broken Immigration System Has Been Weaponized, Here’s What We Can Do

Rev. Dean Bucalos, Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   July 09, 2019

The current White House administration has made it a priority to come up with new anti-immigration rhetoric and policies at every turn. In response, churches across the country are stepping up in support of immigrants, learn more about what you can do below.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Executive Director of Mission Behind Bars and Beyond
INCUBATE, STORIES

You Need a Confidant

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   May 21, 2019

Rev. Dean Bucalos says: Everyone in this work needs a confidant. Someone they can talk to and with whom they can share their greatest fears and wildest dreams. In my ministry, I have found two people. And I recommend this model to everyone involved in non-profit work.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Succession Plan???

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 12, 2018

If small non-profits expect and want their hard, foundational work to have long-range significance, thinking about future leadership is not only necessary but also critical.

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The Marshall Project: We Are Witnesses
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

The Marshall Project: “We Are Witnesses”

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   September 06, 2018

I invite you to watch a powerful new film series, created and produced by The Marshall Project. “We Are Witnesses” gives voice to those whose lives are enmeshed in the criminal justice system and provides a rare 360-degree portrait of crime and punishment in America today.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos
INCUBATE, STORIES

Incubate Partnerships

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   April 03, 2018

For non-profits, there's always a sense that you are in a constant battle for limited funding and increased exposure. But does it have to be that way?

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

¿Cómo hacer frente durante momentos de Crisis o Trauma?

December 4, 2019

El mismo se centra en definir lo que es trauma y explorar sus efectos en nuestras vidas, congregaciones y comunidades. El seminario web también proporciona estrategias prácticas que cualquier pastor y congregación puede poner en práctica para el beneficio de su iglesia y comunidad.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

QC Family Tree works to embody an alternative, a way of life that is centered, whole, and founded on love. We who call ourselves QC Family Tree seek to be kinfolk rooted in discipleship in West Charlotte.