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The theme for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018 was Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People
XPLOR, STORIES

Yearning to Feel Protected

Ingrid Cedeno   |   June 20, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Ingrid Cedeno shares what it was like to advocate for policy changes that will address the issues faced by displaced communities.

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NBA XPLOR Residents Mary Taylor and Ian Pollard on their way to Capitol Hill for "Lobby Day," where they would speak with their respective state and district Representatives and Senators
XPLOR, STORIES

Becoming a Voice for Social Justice

Mary Taylor   |   June 13, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Mary Taylor shares what her first experience in advocacy was like, and how it’s galvanized her to stand up for the voiceless.

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days brings together faith advocates to mobilize for action and to make a public witness on Capitol Hill.
XPLOR, STORIES

Privilege

Savanna Phillips   |   June 06, 2018

In her reflection on Ecumenical Advocacy Days, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Savanna Phillips shares how incomprehensible and dangerous privilege can be.

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Photo credit: Lesley Ann Tommey
INCUBATE, STORIES

Hallowed Placemaking: Part 2

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   June 05, 2018

In part 2 of the Hallowed Placemaking series, Rev. Helms explores issues of displacement, development, and a place-based practice of resurrection.

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Sarah Serrano, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

HABLANDOLE A NUESTROS HIJOS ACERCA DE TIROTEOS EN LAS ESCUELAS / Talking to our Children about School Shootings

Sarah Serrano   |   May 18, 2018

School safety is once more at the forefront of the nation’s mind. But what do parents’ conversations with their children about this topic look like?

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Webinar: Fundraising IS ministry
LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Fundraising IS Ministry: Changing the way we think about fundraising and learning the basics

June 28, 2018

Join us as we explore the basics of fundraising and creating a plan for your organization. Hosted by NBA Connect Ministries and Incubate Initiative.

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
cleveland-christian-home
CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

Cleveland Christian Home is a haven of hope and healing for children, youth and families struggling with mental illness, abuse and neglect.