Tag Archives: Western

Gang Street Intervention Training

Urban Youth Workers Institute has been on a journey with Orange County Probation and the local faith community. The coalition is called Lives Worth Saving and is making a real difference. You may have seen the post earlier this year about the Faith Based Gang Summit hosted at Santa Ana College this past June. Lives […]

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Unashamed Tour to hit LA

New Harvest Church in Norwalk, CA will host 116 Clique’s “Unashamed Tour” on July 26th. The tour features LeCare, Trip Lee, Tedashii, and Sho Baraka (see artists bios). Rob Pene (yes, THAT Rob Pene) e-mailed in to tell us the following: “We are hosting a Ministry Event 7.26.08 featuring one of your speakers from the […]

UYWI08 Trailer (video)

Our 11th annual national conference, Urban Youth Workers Institute 2008 (UYWI08), happens May 15-17, 2008, at Azusa Pacific University, and our theme is “Living The Legacy” UYWI08 is a place of Connection, a place of Learning, and a place of Renewal. Features include: 160 Workshops, “In Spirit and Truth” Worship Experience, 5 General Sessions, Salsa […]

UYWI08 Trailer (audio)

Our 11th annual national conference, Urban Youth Workers Institute 2008 (UYWI08), happens May 15-17, 2008, at Azusa Pacific University, and our theme is “Living The Legacy” UYWI08 is a place of Connection, a place of Learning, and a place of Renewal. Features include: 160 Workshops, “In Spirit and Truth” Worship Experience, 5 General Sessions, Salsa […]

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UYWI08 Event Blog is up

So, Urban Youth Workers Institute 2008 (UYWI08) is less than a week away, and next week at this time people will be gearing up for our initial general session featuring Virginia Ward speaking. Between now and then, you can find out what workshops are being offered throughout the week, read up on the policy regarding […]

Last Day to Pre-Reg for UYWI08

Today is the last day to Pre_Register for Urban Youth Workers Institute 2008 (UYWI08). After today, you can still register onsite, and I am told by registration that walk-ups are encouraged. You should still plan on coming to UYWI08 and taking in several of our 160 workshops even if you aren’t able to pre-register today.

UYWI08 Workshops

We now have a live list of actual workshops being offered at UYWI08. This is the soonest we’ve ever had something like this online and it’s rare it would be so current and broken down by time period. I gotta thank John Lewis who has worked tirelessly to coordinate the training and speakers and if […]

UYWI08 General Session info added

We’ve completed information for Urban Youth Workers Institute 2008 (UYWI08) General Session speakers and the topics being discussed in each general session. Not only are they listed, but an update to the speaker information presented in the UYWI08 brochure. Click here to find out more.

San Diego urban schools targeted

One of our heroes in San Diego, Nate Landis and his Urban Youth Collaborative were featured in a recent Christian Examiner article. Hopefully this article gives you a glimpse into legacy-building that is happening in San Diego and some inspiration or motivation to collaborate with others in your own city or neighborhood to further the […]

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UYWI08 Women's GS speaker

This is Maura Gale who is our new Woman’s General Session Speaker for Legacy At Risk happening Friday morning, May 16th, at 10:30am. The simultaneous Men’s General Session by the same name will feature Stacy Spencer of New Direction Christian Church in Memphis. Here is Maura’s bio: Maura Gale, originally from the projects of Chicago, […]

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UYWI07 Trailer

Urban Youth Workers Institute 2007 May 17-19, 2007 There’s a Jubilee passage in Isaiah 61 that’s been referred to by various translators as Good News for the Oppressed, The Announcement of Freedom to all Captives, The Year of the Lord’s Favor and the Exaltation of the Afflicted. In terms of our urban reality, the Isaiah […]