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Anti-Racism for Youth

On May 18, 2024, the committee I chair met for the second time with a few youth leaders from the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.  The committee had developed the conference’s anti-racism workshop “Becoming the Beloved Community: … Continue reading

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The Neighbor Project Recieves $2 Million Grant

The VIDEO below shows around 15 minutes of a 34 minute news conference announcing another momentous event for The Neighbor Project (TNP): receiving a $2 million grant from Yield Giving, the organization of billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.  I urge you … Continue reading

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The Affordable Housing Crisis

Of course we need more affordable housing in the U.S.  In recent studies of the homeless crisis, for example, lack of affordable housing was by far the largest factor driving homelessness—not, as many believe, mental health, poor choices, addictions, etc. … Continue reading

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