Tag: at-risk kids

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    When there was violent unrest in Boston, members of the clergy learned to work both with the police and with potentially violent youth. They achieved much-publicized changes, but they also may have claimed success too soon. More

    September 12, 2014 | Comments

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    “I am convinced that the kids from the most challenging circumstances are also the grittiest, the most determined. and have the biggest capacity for compassion,” says buildOn’s founder Jim Ziolkowski. More

    August 16, 2013 | Comments

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    “Do I believe there’s a problem with some sectors of the community that are vulnerable and susceptible to violence? Absolutely. I wouldn’t deny that…The largest antidote, cure if you will, to any concern about radicalization and violence associated with it is meaningful, critical engagement.” More

    July 3, 2013 | Comments

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    “I find that starting the day with a little bit of quiet time changes the whole complexion of the rest of the day. It’s almost like warming up before you go into an athletic event. But the key is that you can do it anywhere,” says Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation. More

    July 20, 2012 | Comments

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    “Our Christian faith,” says David Montague, director of the Memphis Teacher Residency program, “informs our belief that every child can learn.” More

    February 10, 2012 | Comments

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    Hundreds of young people from Southeast Washington, DC have participated in the faith-based programs at this former crack house. More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    For this Grammy-nominated singer and Seventh-day Adventist pastor, music is a ministry and “the most powerful way of impressing the human mind with hope.” More

    November 24, 2009 | Comments

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    This Grammy-nominated singer who has performed for presidents and prisoners says "music has been one of the languages I talk to God in and God speaks to me in."

    April 10, 2009 | Comments