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Tiffany Curtis
STORIES, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION

The Importance of White Allyship: Q&A with Rev. Tiffany Curtis

NBA, Rev. Tiffany Curtis   |   September 21, 2020

We asked Rev. Tiffany Curtis, NBA’s Prison & Jail Peer Group Convener to share with us what her advocacy and activism work has looked both within NBA and outside of the organization.

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

NBA Pauses Operations for Week of Reflection and Care, June 15 – 19

NBA   |   June 10, 2020

During the week of June 15–19, the National Benevolent Association will pause all staff operations and programs. For this week, the NBA will not be hosting any events nor will we be meeting with leaders of peer groups and various ministry partner organizations. Our staff will refrain from responding to emails and we will be silent on our NBA social media accounts.

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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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Dani Loving Cartwright

Vice President of Operations
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

For 40 years, Serra Center has been committed to providing compassionate care for individuals with developmental disabilities.