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XPLOR, NEWS, STORIES

Welcoming the 2018-19 NBA XPLOR Residents!

NBA   |   August 15, 2018

Meet the fifth cohort of NBA XPLOR Residents, beginning the 2018-19 XPLOR program year!

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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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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Melissa Peralez
XPLOR

Fighting for Social Justice

Melissa Peralez   |   May 30, 2018

Melissa Peralez shares her experience learning how migration and displacement not only affects her life back home, but at her NBA XPLOR host-site too.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Best Practices for Board Development

October 30, 2018

Join us for a webinar discussing the best practices of board development! Presented by Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President and CEO of the Pension Fund, and hosted by the NBA Incubate Initiative and Connect Ministries.

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HOMELESSNESS

Chain Reaction Ministries provides freedom of transportation to those in need through a ministry of bicycle recycling.