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NBA XPLOR 2016-17 at Laboratory (Aug. 2016)
XPLOR, NEWS

NBA XPLOR Concludes Third Program Year and Prepares for Incoming Residents

Rev. Bonnie Osei-Frimpong   |   June 26, 2017

At the end of the 2016-17 program year, NBA XPLOR continues to strengthen the faith lives and missional presence of our partners and stakeholders.

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2016-17 NBA XPLOR Resident Rachael Wentworth
XPLOR, STORIES

Faith—Context—Action

Rachael Wentworth   |   June 20, 2017

In many ways, NBA encourages discovery and action in the intersection of faith, context, and action. This was the definition of my experience within the NBA XPLOR program.

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St. Louis NBA XPLOR Residents, 2016-17
XPLOR, STORIES

An Open Letter to Incoming XPLOR Residents

Alex Cooper   |   June 14, 2017

You are not signing up for a program that is a walk in the park. You have signed up for ten months that will stretch you, mold you, and form you into the person that God has called you to be.

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2016-17 Hiram-Mantua NBA XPLOR Residents and Spiritual Companion
XPLOR, STORIES

Living in Community

Diamond Green   |   June 14, 2017

From what I have learned here in the Hiram-Mantua NBA XPLOR house, communication is a very important aspect of living in a community.

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Lauren Frato, 2016-17 NBA XPLOR Resident in Tucson-Marana, AZ
XPLOR, STORIES

The Struggle Is Real: Work Sites

Lauren Frato   |   June 14, 2017

One thing I have really struggled with in my second year of the NBA XPLOR program is coming to the realization that it’s okay if I make mistakes at my work site.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Introduction to Faith-Based/Rooted Organizing

June 29, 2017

In this webinar, we will introduce the basic concepts of faith based/rooted organizing and explore the key shifts to move from serving your community to organizing with your community.

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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

Manistee provides apartment home rentals for our low-income senior residents in a safe and caring environment where they can continue to age in place independently in an active senior community.