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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Mission Specialist (Prison & Jail Ministries Affinity Group)
INCUBATE, STORIES

From Church Party to House Party

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 21, 2017

Working with a development coach was an important first step for Mission Behind Bars and Beyond's institutional development. She helped them to think differently about this process and gave them a great idea: a house party.

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Stewart Detention Center, in the town of Lumpkin, Georgia
STORIES, PRISON AND JAIL, INCUBATE

Being with Jonathan

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   November 21, 2017

"What is the value of disconnection and isolation? Who benefits?" Rev. Nora Jacob gets a glimpse into life at a federal detention center on a visit with NBA staff.

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Collaborative photo exhibit on displacement in Colombia
INCUBATE, STORIES

Displacement Disrupts Peace

Tia-Lynn Rounsoville   |   November 06, 2017

Gentrification destabilizes communities. The Oakland Peace Center is fighting back by focusing on the way that its communities preserve peace through showcasing their culture, artistic skills, and other gifts of the community.

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Recovery Cafe San Jose construction - new space opening soon!
INCUBATE, STORIES

To Incubate, Small is Good

Rev. Dana Bainbridge   |   October 31, 2017

Learn more about the NBA's newest Incubate Partner, Recovery Cafe San Jose, from its founder, Rev. Dana Bainbridge!

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10-year-old Doreen, who was diagnosed with perisylvian microgyria
INCUBATE, STORIES

A Rare Diagnosis

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   October 30, 2017

NBA's Incubate Partners serve their communities in a variety of ways. Learn how HER Faith Ministries is doing just that for a ten-year-old boy.

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Rebecca Hale

Vice President of Mission and Ministry
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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.