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‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

Congregations must grapple with the contentious times in which we live. Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2017 School for Leadership Training (SLT) will speak to divisions of race, power, privilege and ideology—and ... read more about ‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

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Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

Representatives from six police departments across the country attended a law enforcement retreat on restorative justice Nov. 11-13 near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The retreat was co-hosted by the Harrisonburg (Virginia) Police ... read more about Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

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Mark Loving on the film ‘Loving’ and a Supreme Court case that changed the nation

In his native Caroline County, Virginia, Mark Loving II’s family name is well known. Beyond generations of rootedness, there is both a plaque at the courthouse and a historical marker about his family history. One reason why Mark came to ... read more about Mark Loving on the film ‘Loving’ and a Supreme Court case that changed the nation

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VCU professor, expert on African American women and the Bible to speak on ‘Sketches of Slave Life’

Professor Katherine Bassard brings her expertise in African American literature to Eastern Mennonite University on Thursday, Nov. 10. She will give a presentation titled ‘Truly a Christian Act’: Freedom and ... read more about VCU professor, expert on African American women and the Bible to speak on ‘Sketches of Slave Life’

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From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community

From brushing shoulders with congressmen and lobbyists to working with homeless people and at-risk youth, students spending the fall semester at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center bring home a range ... read more about From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community