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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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The Isner family
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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Rev. Héctor Hernández
NEWS

NBA Deepens Mental Health Initiative and Peer Group Work with Rev. Héctor Hernández as Connect Coordinator

NBA   |   January 17, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019, the National Benevolent Association welcomes Rev. Héctor Hernández into the new, full-time role of Connect Coordinator.

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The Marshall Project: We Are Witnesses
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

The Marshall Project: “We Are Witnesses”

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   September 06, 2018

I invite you to watch a powerful new film series, created and produced by The Marshall Project. “We Are Witnesses” gives voice to those whose lives are enmeshed in the criminal justice system and provides a rare 360-degree portrait of crime and punishment in America today.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

¿Cómo hacer frente durante momentos de Crisis o Trauma?

December 4, 2019

El mismo se centra en definir lo que es trauma y explorar sus efectos en nuestras vidas, congregaciones y comunidades. El seminario web también proporciona estrategias prácticas que cualquier pastor y congregación puede poner en práctica para el beneficio de su iglesia y comunidad.

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L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, OLDER ADULTS, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

Inman Christian Center empowers children, youth, families, and the elderly to develop to their full physical, mental, and spiritual potential within the San Antonio, TX, communities that Inman serves.