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XPLOR, STORIES

Spokane House Update

NBA XPLOR Spokane House   |   April 24, 2019

NBA XPLOR 2018-19 Residents in Spokane, Washington, share updates on what they have been up to these past 8 months and what they are looking forward to after XPLOR!

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Transportation Assistance: Tina's Story

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   April 23, 2019

HER Faith Ministries launched its transportation assistance program in 2010 and has assisted countless families since then. Read why Tina says the program "really makes a difference."

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Saguaro Community Kitchen/ the Sol Food Initiative
INCUBATE, STORIES

Stepping Into New Territory

Rev. Owen Chandler   |   April 16, 2019

Saguaro Christian Church's Sol Food Initiative is East Tucson’s first and only community kitchen. The goal of this effort is to broker community partnerships and programs located within the community kitchen.

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Marissa Bucklew, NBA XPLOR 2018-19 Resident in St. Louis, MO
XPLOR, STORIES

Meet Me in St. Louis

Marissa Bucklew   |   April 10, 2019

As NBA XPLOR 2018-19 draws to a close, Marissa Bucklew, a Resident in St. Louis, shares why she will always cherish her experience in the program.

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Nestor Gomez, Project 751
INCUBATE, STORIES

Adding Aroma to Your Dreams

Nestor Gomez   |   April 09, 2019

Project 751, will develop resources for personal and community development for an individual or collective over a 7-year period, assessing progress overtime.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Introducing "We Are Witnesses", an important video series about the U.S. Criminal Justice System

May 16, 2019

Learn how to initiate conversations on the U.S. criminal justice system and mass incarceration, using The Marshall Project's "We are Witnesses" poignant video series.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries
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ADVOCACY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond envisions a world in which every community is equipped to welcome, support, and nurture every returning citizen to re-enter society as healthy and productive people.