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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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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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Ashley Mayhem

Ashley Mayham

Program Support for Incubate Initiative
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

Hiram Farm is an agricultural setting that serves developmentally disabled adults, with an emphasis on adults on the autism spectrum.