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The 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group meeting virtually for the first time.
NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, SPANISH STORIES

Introducing NBA’s 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   September 29, 2020

Introducing NBA's newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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Joy Lynn Richardson, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS

Helping Children Process Emotionally Difficult Topics

August 18, 2020

It can be difficult for children to process all that is going on in our world. In this week's mental health blog, licensed clinical social worker, Joy Lynn Richardson shares tips and resources for how to help children process emotionally difficult topics.

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CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Managing Anxiety Amid a Pandemic

August 11, 2020

While we cannot control everything that is happening in the world during our current global health crisis, how we handle feelings that come up during this time, we can control and work to manage, writes NBA contributor Jill Frame.

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Rev. Courtney Armento, Co-Author of GA-1928
STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, SPANISH STORIES

A Call to See and Respond to the Crisis of Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

July 16, 2020

"The novel Coronavirus is a threat that is very real, but we cannot see the virus. I relate this invisibility to the public health crisis of Domestic Violence."

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PRISON AND JAIL, CORONAVIRUS, STORIES

Exploring the Prison Abolition Movement

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   July 10, 2020

I have been intrigued for a while by the prison abolition movement. Wikipedia defines the movement as “a network of groups and activists that seek to reduce or eliminate prisons and the prison system, and replace them with systems of rehabilitation that do not place a focus on punishment and government institutionalization.”

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Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

A Small Hand is a specialist pantry that fill the gaps government assistance does not provide, including non-food essentials such as diapers, feeding bottles, pacifiers and other hygiene necessities.