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Rev. Héctor J. Hernández Marcial, Director of Community Engagement
STORIES, NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Engaging in Equity: Meet Héctor Hernández Marcial, Director of Community Engagement

NBA   |   April 12, 2021

Get to know the Director of our new Community Engagement program, Rev. Héctor J. Hernández Marcial!

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 A mural from Chicano Park in San Diego, California reads "The Fight Continues." This photo was taken during NBA's 2019 Immigration Detention Immersion Trip to the San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico border.
NEWS, STORIES, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Engaging in Equity: Introducing NBA’s Community Engagement Program

NBA   |   March 23, 2021

We’re excited to announce our new Community Engagement Program. This program was born out of NBA’s commitment to activism and advocacy coupled with our mission to build communities of compassion and care.

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STORIES, MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS, SPANISH STORIES, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Showing Students What’s Possible: KidZClub Provides Bilingual Tutoring and Support for College

January 15, 2021

KidzClub at West Street Church in Tipton, Indiana shares how receiving a 2019-20 Mission & Ministry grant impacted their ministry.

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NEWS, STORIES, CORONAVIRUS, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Virtual Community Organizing: AMOS Institute of Public Life Holds Digital Workforce Summit

November 12, 2020

In June 2020, Iowa’s unemployment rate rose to 8 percent, up from 2.7 percent a year ago. Seeing the impact the COVID-19 crisis was having on Iowans across the state, AMOS Institue of Public Life used their COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to host a Virtual Workforce Summit to educate community leaders about the importance of robust job training programs.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Introducing WHOLE Disciples: Resources for Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention

May 25, 2021

WHOLE Disciples seeks to provide education for the denomination on the prevalence and subversiveness of domestic and intimate partner violence in our communities. Resolution GA-1928, adopted in 2019, calls on Disciples to recognize their role in preventing domestic violence and to care for those who are suffering from trauma. WHOLE Disciples offers clergy and laity the tools to offer a compassionate and safe response to people who are often suffering in silence. Join us on May 25th at 6pm ET / 3pm PT to learn more about the educational offerings from WHOLE Disciples and why awareness, prevention, and trauma-informed care are so greatly needed in our society.

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Amanda Hundt

Director of Marketing
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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.