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Rev. Amie Vanderford
STORIES, INCUBATE

The SENT Seminar Confirmed That I’m on the Right Path

November 23, 2020

Attending the 2020 SENT Seminar was the confirmation Amie Vanderford needed to keep shaping her new social enterprise Project Least.

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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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Evan Stanfill, Equity Intern
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Working Towards Equity in 2020: A Millennial’s Perspective on Tackling Justice Issues in the Year of Chaos

Evan Stanfill   |   November 05, 2020

Equity Intern and former XPLOR Resident Evan Stanfill shares the importance of leaning into conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Volunteers of First Christian Church in McAllen, Texas.
STORIES, RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Backpacks and Blessings: Texas Church Provides "Love Baskets" for their Community

October 20, 2020

First Christian Church in McAllen, Texas used their COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to gather school supplies, cleaning products, and toiletries to give away to families in their community.

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South Hills CC Members bringing food to families in Forth Worth, Texas.
STORIES, RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Feeding Families: How South Hills Christian Church Answered their Community’s Call

October 12, 2020

South Hills Christian Church in Fort Worth, Texas used the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to feed families in their neighborhood.

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Rebecca Hale

Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
2013-summit-logo
OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

The Summit is a senior living community providing an environment for each resident to be engaged in life.