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This month, Community Outreach is highlighting incarceration and re-entry issues, both locally and nationally. We want to repost resources to get you thinking about it too. In the October issue of The Atlantic, national correspondent and narrative-investigative journalist, Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration", reporting...
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One of LAC's areas of community focus is homelessness and our local need for better, more affordable housing in Pasadena. Our Community Outreach team member, Than Veltman, has submitted the following article on housing and homelessness in Pasadena and a special opportunity for landlords to respond to dire needs in affordable...
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Today, Community Outreach sent out a "thank you" to all those who donated to us during our Blair Vikings Rally Weekends. This year, our church's support came in the form of a fundaraiser, raising money for Blair's PTSA teach grants. We also added a relational component to supporting Blair: adopting a teacher....
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Last month was our time to kickoff another year of LAC supporting local, public education. We're continuing the dialogue by posting thoughts and postings on education advocacy and the role of Christians. Evangelicals for Social Action has recently released some ruminations to help us connect the dots between the just mission...
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This summer, Rafik Wahbi, an LAC son and Community Outreach intern, helped coordinate the Blair VIking Rally Weekends. The Blair Viking Rally Weekends were LAC's fundraiser and adopt-a-teacher initiative to show Blair International Baccaluareate School how much we value them and want to continue our church-school partnership. Rafik wrote the following blog...
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