Communities of Shalom Upcoming Workshops in Memphis Tennessee

Early Bird Registration Ends August 31! Secure your workshop seats today for Asset Based Community Development and Community (Social) Network Mapping.Below you will find more information about multiple learning opportunities available in September. Introduction to Communities of Shalom Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:00am to 9:30am The Commons (258 N. Merton) Register to attend Have you joined the Shalom efforts in your neighborhood but were not part of the original training? Does

Crowded Course of Destruction

By Rev. Cedrick Bridgeforth, EdD How do we begin to make sense of what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri? I believe that is a question that cannot be answered quickly or easily, but I do believe there are answers to that question and the many others that come to mind and heart as we consider the loss of life, liberty and the exposure of what some might call happiness, but

Drew Interns Seek Shalom in Memphis and Jersey Shore

Kory Turner, a second year seminary student at Drew Theological School, is completing a six-week shalom internship in Memphis with the Center for transforming  Communities. His assignment involves three learning goals and service needs: 1) Participate on a youth leadership team at Rhodes College in their Crossroads to Freedom program as they focus on a community development project in the Highland Heights Shalom Zone; 2) represent and promote Communities of

Youth Health and Sports Project-Uganda

Namabu is a parish located in the far east of Nyenga sub-county in the district of Buikwe.The population of Namabu consists of young and the old,most of whom earn their livelihood from lake Victoria that surround them.Large and small farming on fragmented land gives them an additional income. The youth that consists the biggest part of the population engage,at the same time,in block making and rearing animals at a domestic