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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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STORIES, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, MENTAL HEALTH

Pirates, Cowboys and Bridges

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   October 24, 2019

Connect Coordinator, Héctor Hernández shares his story of struggling with mental health and how his church and pastor's response fuels his passion for the work he does at the NBA.

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Left to Right: Jaclyn Oden-Peace, Mady McColm, Bonnie Osei-Frimpong
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, STORIES, XPLOR

General Assembly 2019, Abiding in DOC

Mady McColm   |   September 03, 2019

2019-20 XPLORmore resident Mady McColm shares a reflection from her time at the 2019 General Assembly.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

SoulCare: Taking Pause in Crisis

April 8, 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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Virzola Law

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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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.