In the opening scenes of the movie Just Mercy, Alice Stevenson is forcefully sweeping the front porch of her family’s Delaware home, nervous about the danger her son Bryan could face in southern Alabama.
“What you are doing is going to make a lot of people upset,” she says after Bryan Stevenson finally gets his mother to sit and talk.
Bryan, played by actor Michael B. Jordan, gently reminds his mother that it was the example of her heart for others that set him on his path.
“You always taught me to fight for the people who need the help the most,” he said.
Right now, in our battle against COVID-19, we must fight for more justice and mercy on behalf of the most vulnerable in our society.
The painful reality is that African-Americans are more likely to die of COVID-19 than any other group in the U.S.
The objective for thousands of African-Americans during the current global pandemic is to simply stay alive.
The facts are oppressive.Read More
Summary With this Request for Proposal (RFP), Alliance for Greater Works™ (Alliance) seeks to acquire the services of a qualified marketing firm to support Its Healing Youth Alliance initiative. Alliance…Read More
Healing Youth Alliance, a new program of Alliance for Greater WorksTM, is a faith-based training designed to support the mental health and wellbeing of our youth. Many individuals face long-standing…Read More
What happens when you take fourteen women working in non-profit organizations who are eager to learn and mix them with a variety of outstanding professional women leaders? Success! The Women’s…Read More
While nonprofits are strong in charity, they appear chronically anemic when it comes to investing in crucial leadership development. In one recent survey of nearly 1,200 nonprofit leaders, only 20% said they were…Read More
In July 2018, Alliance for Greater Works was named the statewide coordinator of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health’s new Well-Being in Rural Communities initiative. The initiative seeks to transform…Read More
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) announced recently 44 Vital Worship Grant awards for their 2018-2019 Vital Worship Grants Program. Alliance for Greater Works was one of the 44…Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – The Hogg Foundation has awarded $2.4 million to Alliance for Greater Works™ to serve as the Statewide Collaborative Coordinator for the Hogg Foundation’s Collaborative Approach to Well-Being…Read More
The Fifth Annual Women Leading Greater Good Forum™ (Forum) will be on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Hackberry Creek Country Club, 1901 W Royal Ln, Irving, TX 75063. …Read More
Announcing the Launch of Our New Website ………. ……… I am excited to announce that Alliance’s new and improved website is live! The new website focuses on what we do…Read More