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Trustees and NBA leadership gathered virtually for the biannual trustee meeting.
NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Fall 2020 Meeting A Spirit of Collective Care and Gratitude

NBA   |   November 16, 2020

NBA Board of Trustees met to discuss and approve the 2021 budget and to hear updates on NBA's work related to organizational and leadership development, social entrepreneur efforts, and community engagement advocacy.

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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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The 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group meeting virtually for the first time.
NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, SPANISH STORIES

Introducing NBA’s 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   September 29, 2020

Introducing NBA's newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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Good Life Care Resource Center was established in 2018 in Los Angelos, California.
NEWS, INCUBATE

NBA Welcomes Second Incubate Partner of 2020, Good Life Care Resource Center

NBA   |   September 28, 2020

The National Benevolent Association is welcoming another faith-rooted social enterprise as a new Incubate partner. Good Life Care Resource Center is NBA’s twelfth Incubate partner.

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NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM

NBA Encourages Civic Action on Election Day Nov. 3

NBA   |   September 25, 2020

In partnership with the Office of General Minister and President and other Disciples of Christ general ministries, the NBA will use Tuesday, November 3, and the weeks leading up as a time for action, advocacy, and activism as it relates to voting rights in the United States.

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Ashley Mayham

Program Support for Incubate Initiative
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YOUNG ADULTS, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

NBA XPLOR is a faith-based, 10-month, congregationally-hosted residency program designed for young adults ages 21-30 who are looking to explore lives of care and service.