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INCUBATE, STORIES

Art-Show Season with UrbanMission Community Partners: Beyond the Blue

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   December 03, 2018

Fall 2018 marks the third year of UrbanMission Community Partners’ InsideOut Art program. These art shows and alternative gift fairs exhibit creative work by artists who currently or previously have experienced incarceration.

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STORIES, PRISON AND JAIL, INCUBATE

Being with Jonathan

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   November 21, 2017

"What is the value of disconnection and isolation? Who benefits?" Rev. Nora Jacob gets a glimpse into life at a federal detention center on a visit with the NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Peer Group.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Telling Our Stories

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   October 30, 2017

This year’s theme of UMCP's InsideOut Art Show, “The Distance Between Us,” was selected by incarcerated artists at the California Institution for Men.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Launching the Ministry...InsideOut

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   September 27, 2016

Creativity and protest, celebration and publicity—all of these, rolled into what we’re calling the InsideOut Art Show, will be unveiled October 7-8, 2016, in our fresh expression of ministry and mission in South Pomona, California.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Vision of Wholeness

Rev. Nora Jacob, Rev. Al Lopez   |   January 12, 2016

UrbanMission was planted in a Conference-owned empty church building in South Pomona, California. We are involved in partnerships with more than two dozen nonprofit and faith-based organizations.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Introducing "We Are Witnesses", an important video series about the U.S. Criminal Justice System

May 16, 2019

Learn how to initiate conversations on the U.S. criminal justice system and mass incarceration, using The Marshall Project's "We are Witnesses" poignant video series.

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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY BUILDING

All Peoples Community Center provides social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community respect and self determination for all.