REFLECTIONS

Our Back to the Orchestra

Wendo Aszed | November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017|

Wendo Aszed lives with her family in the area of Rift Valley in Central Kenya. In 2009, she started Dandelion Africa to work in the communities where she was born after two very close friends Read More

Touching the Untouchables in Nepal

Christine Jones | October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017|

This month, we are happy to spotlight the transformative work of The Anglican Relief and Development Fund, a partner of the Imago Dei Fund in our “church as change agent” work which seeks to equip Read More

Partnering to Take Rape Crisis Counseling To Global Scale

Elie Calhoun | September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Elie Calhoun, Co-director of Code Innovation, about the launch of a new app that responds to the global epidemic of sexual violence by teaching users how to Read More

A Bow to Boston: A Model of Preemptive Peace

Emily Nielsen Jones | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017|

“Today, Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate. We should work to bring people together, not apart.” Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, said on Twitter that he “couldn’t be more proud of” the Read More

Channeling Lady Liberty The Week After Fourth of July

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

Fourth of July, 2017 came and went but Lady Liberty’s vigil continues reminding us of the brave work required in every generation to truly live as a free people. As we turn the page on Read More

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Taking Down All “Monuments” to Our Enslaving Past (Not Just...

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017|

“Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”… some how this Fourth of July these words from our national anthem rang within me with a clearer ring… We want to be the “land of the Read More

June Transitions – Thank You, Deb, for Your 8 Years of Service to IDF

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, June is a season of endings and beginnings with kids ending a school year, graduation celebrations, etc. Change is always happening beneath the surface of things but there are moments when Read More

Created Imago Dei: Trumping Misogyny In All Its Forms

Dr. Beth Gerhardt | June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Dr. Beth Gerhardt, MSW, Th.D. Professor of Theology and Social Ethics Northeastern Seminary, Rochester, NY and author of The Cross and Gendercide: A Theological Response to Global Read More