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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, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, INCUBATE

Hummingbirds in a Dry Land

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   February 25, 2020

In September, we hosted an Anti Racism/Pro-Reconciliation training for 45 individuals. QC Family Tree Founder, Rev. Helms Jarrell shares what attending this training meant to her.

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Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker leads 2018 SENT Seminar participants on a walk of the Delmar Divide in St. Louis.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, INCUBATE, XPLOR, STORIES

Walking the Delmar Divide

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   January 25, 2019

The Delmar Divide in St. Louis is a place our community regular practices blindness and invisibility of neighbor. The Delmar Divide is a historic street in the city of St. Louis, dividing the city into north and south. NBA groups walk the divide so we can better “see” what locals miss driving every day.

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St. Louis protests following the Stockley verdict in September.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Don’t Give Up Until You Get What You Need!

Rev. Derrick L. Perkins, Sr.   |   November 16, 2017

Church family, I come to encourage each of you today that no matter what continues to happen in our families and communities, it’s indeed faithful to keep going until our needs are met.

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Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Let My People Go

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster   |   October 16, 2017

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, NBA Trustee and Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church, shares her recent sermon on justice movements in St. Louis.

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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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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Tulsa’s Table works to empower at-risk youth with agricultural and culinary skills through food production gardens and a pay-what-you-can community café.