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Celebrating 20 Years

Christie DobbinsCommunity Engagement Specialist Today Alliance for Greater Works, a premier leader in developing leaders, celebrates twenty…

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An Introduction to Unprecedented LEADERSHIP

Comfort BrownProject Manager  We need leaders not in love with money, but in love with justice.  Not…

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A New Year

Community Engagement Specialist  The beginning of a New Year always brings hope for the future, dreams of…

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Year in Rewind

Christie DobbinsCommunity Engagement Specialist  2020 has been labeled by many as an unprecedented year. Since March, almost…

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“Tis the Season: Managing Holiday Stress and the Pandemic”

Christie DobbinsCommunity Engagement Specialist  On Saturday November 21st, Alliance for Greater Works™ hosted the final Healing Youth…

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Give Thanks

A new year always brings new dreams, visions and goals and 2020 was no exception. We began…

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Healing Youth Alliance Fall Season

Healing Youth Alliance Trauma-Informed Training is a course offered to train pastors, educators, families and young adults…

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I'm Parenting in a Pandemic

HELP! I’m Parenting in a Pandemic

The Healing Youth Alliance program hosted a virtual 90-minute special event entitled, “HELP! I’m Parenting in a Pandemic.” This…

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From Protest to Policy: System Change at the Grassroots Level

On September 29, 2020, Alliance for Grater Works™ concluded our seven-part Town Hall Series with our final…

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Back to School

Back to School: Making Sure Our Children Aren’t Left Behind

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Alliance for Greater Works hosted our fifth webinar in our special Town…

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Soar Like an Eagle

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings…

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Shining a Light on the Health Disparities COVID-19 has exposed for Marginalized Communities

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.

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