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ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Incarceration is Not Quarantine: A Reflection on the Effects of COVID-19 on our Prison and Jail Systems

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   April 01, 2020

It is estimated that there are more than two million people incarcerated in jails, prisons and detention centers in the United States. Dean Bucalos, NBA Mission Specialist for our Prison and Jail Ministries shares how we can advocate and support incarcerated individuals during this crisis.

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Tristan Cole
STORIES

Reflections from Spokane

Tristan Cole   |   December 03, 2019

Three months into his XPLOR Residency in Spokane, WA and resident Tristan Cole is loving how he's grown in his faith.

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STORIES, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, MENTAL HEALTH

Pirates, Cowboys and Bridges

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   October 24, 2019

Connect Coordinator, Héctor Hernández shares his story of struggling with mental health and how his church and pastor's response fuels his passion for the work he does at the NBA.

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Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation
NEWS, MENTAL HEALTH

NBA Hosts Wellness Seminar with Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation

NBA   |   June 06, 2019

In March, the Mental Health Initiative team held a wellness seminar in partnership with the Pacific Southwest Region African-American Convocation.

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NEWS, STORIES

Christian Services for Children in Alabama Names Rev. Tabitha Isner as Interim Executive Director

NBA   |   March 18, 2019

The National Benevolent Association celebrates with Christian Services for Children in Alabama (CSCA) as CSCA calls Rev. Tabitha Isner to serve as Interim Executive Director.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Mental Health Professionals Conference

September 11, 2020

Join us for our first ever Mental Health Professionals Conference. Attendees will enjoy peer learning, networking, workshops, innovative think tanks, and spiritually integrated conversations about mental health.

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April Lewton

Vice President of Development and Marketing
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.