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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.8. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Dia de los Muertos Last week at Goshen College the Latino Student Union did a chapel surrounding “Dia de los Muertos,” or “Day of the […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.1. 2019 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Money, money, money. A number of my favorite local nonprofits have been sharing how far behind budget they are this year. For many of them, […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.25. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. School segregation is not an issue of the past. To understand why, just take a close look at Indianapolis. 2. If you do nothing else right today, take a moment and […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.18. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

The five things we are talking about this week will not include what we are most talking about. Why reprise the obvious, that which is foreground in most people’s vision? So we ignore the inexorable march toward impeachment, the suffering of the Kurdish peoples, the scandals documented in Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill, the easy […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.11. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. “Living Undocumented” This week Netflix released its new documentary series on living undocumented in the United States. The story line follows several folks’ journey with […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.27. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

This week we are talking most about denial, greed and selfishness in our American practice of the insanity of ignoring climate change and the tipping point of environmental disaster. 1. The Climate Action Summit at the United Nations. We are quoting Greta Thunberg, Swedish teenage environmental activist and world opinion change agent: “We are at […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.20. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. Good White Racist will soon be a staple in racial equity work. This is an investment you definitely want to make. 2. Ever wonder how the United States became so segregated […]

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