NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Global Grassroots Receives a “Classy Award” for Its SKILLZ Stre...

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June 15. The Classy Awards is the largest awards ceremony of its kind recognizing excellence in social innovation. The winners are determined as part of a yearlong initiative by the Classy Awards Leadership Council, an honorary board of leaders and experts whose unique perspective and valuable insight establishes this recognition as one of the highest honors in the social sector. Selected from 100 finalists – and more than 3,600 applicants! – to become one of 10 winners, Read More

Student Stars Pitch VIPs at BUILDFest – Founders Wire

June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017|

ALL CHARGED UP: Winning team Double Charge celebrates with its super-sized check at Tuesday night’s BUILDFest. By JARIANA OLUKOGA BOSTON—Student entrepreneurs and their benefactors got a double charge of innovation at Tuesday night’s BUILDFest. BUILD, a nonprofit that teaches Read More

Sephora Stands Announces Partnership with Nomi Network to Produce Make-Up B...

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

From Diana Mao, Co-Founder of Nomi Network I am happy to announce that our partnership with Sephora Stands was announced this week by Sephora, a leader in the beauty industry with over 400 stores in the United States and operating in 33 countries. We are truly honored and humbled to partner with Sephora Stands, serving as a production resource by co-creating make-up bags for their Classes for Confidence. Nomi Network's strategic goal is to train and help employ 100,000 women in the next five years. We are extremely grateful for Sephora's support in helping us achieve this target and reaching the Read More

Still Harbor Announces Applications for Its 2017-18 Spiritual Direction Pra...

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

Spiritual accompaniment is essential to the quest for justice and peace in our world. We are looking to train the next generation of spiritual leaders who seek to accompany those working for justice and peace. Read More

The Sojourner Summit 2017 is Right Around the Corner – June 21-23 ...

June 4, 2017
June 4, 2017|

Together with movement leaders and prophetic voices – including Margaret Atwood, Rev. Traci Blackmon, Joshua DuBois, Michael Gerson, Amena Brown Owen, Jim Wallis, and Linda Sarsour – we will focus on this unique moment in history, and the healing and resistance we bring to this time. The Summit is a gathering driven by your participation – everyone comes to teach, share, learn and grow. We are a convening created for leaders, anchored by their commitments to faith and justice. We want your voice in the conversation! And we need you to register soon. Register for The Summit today!  Read More

Woven Women’s Leadership Consultation to be Held on June 17th

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017|

Saturday, June 17, 9:00-2:00 at Congregación León de Judá, 68 Northampton St, Boston. Join together with other Boston Christian women leaders to ignite local collective action movements! The morning plenary sessions will focus on practical tools and best practices for effective collaboration and movement building. In the afternoon, women will participate in one of two workshops, where they will advise local networks focused on social justice and church unity. See below for workshop descriptions. Register Now! Read More

The Ihangane Project Presents It’s Impressive Health Outcomes at the ...

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017|

Re-Imagining Healthcare The Ihangane Project is a nonprofit healthcare organization that began working in Rwanda in 2008 with the goal of improving the health status of HIV+ adults and children. Our work in Ruli, Rwanda has evolved into a surprisingly simple, highly effective model for delivering primary health care to vulnerable people everywhere. Read our story at www.theihanganeproject.com. We had the privilege of meeting the founder of The Ihangane Project, Dr. Wendy Leonard, at a conference in Mexico called Opportunity Collaboration. We were compelled by her vision and approach of listening deeply to patients and providers and working within existing Read More

“The Cognition of Belief” Conference to be Hosted by Georgetown...

May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017|

“The Cognition of Belief,” a conference sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, will be hosted by Georgetown University on June 2nd, 2017 at the Healey Family Student Center. We are pleased to invite scholars who have interests related (broadly) to characteristics of, or factor that influence, belief in the human mind to attend the event. Registration will be free this year. However to have an accurate head count, we ask that you quickly register for the meeting. Read More