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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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Clockwise: Rev. Pedro Ramos-Goycolea, Rev. Bere Gil Soto, Rev. Héctor Hérnandez
STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH, SPANISH STORIES

The Space Between: Examining Where Faith and Culture Meet

September 17, 2020

NBA Board of Trustee member, Rev. Pedro Ramos-Goycolea, shares the powerful conversations he facilitated with NBA's Mental Health & Wellness Initiative over the summer.

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Rev. Dr. Mark Poindexter
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, SPANISH STORIES

Healthy Grieving Techniques

September 03, 2020

The grief brought about by the pandemic, and its complicated nature is not limited to just that which is experienced because of death. People are grieving the loss of employment, the loss of physical contact with others, the loss of routine, possibly the loss of shelter, adequate food, or other necessities. Rev. Dr. Mark Poindexter shares how we can work through this grief.

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Joy Lynn Richardson, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, SPANISH STORIES

Helping Children Process Emotionally Difficult Topics

August 18, 2020

It can be difficult for children to process all that is going on in our world. In this week's mental health blog, licensed clinical social worker, Joy Lynn Richardson shares tips and resources for how to help children process emotionally difficult topics.

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Image created by Samuel Rodriguez via Unsplash.
CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE, SPANISH STORIES

Managing Anxiety Amid a Pandemic

August 11, 2020

While we cannot control everything that is happening in the world during our current global health crisis, how we handle feelings that come up during this time, we can control and work to manage, writes NBA contributor Jill Frame.

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April Lewton

Vice President of Development and Marketing
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ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS

As an emerging social entrepreneurship nonprofit model of ministry, the Oakland Peace Center exists as a physical space and a network of more than 40 Bay Area based nonprofits.