AT UYWI, WE WANT TO ENSURE URBAN YOUTH WORKERS ACROSS EVERYWHERE ARE EQUIPPED NOT ONLY WITH THE TOOLS TO REACH YOUTH IN URBAN COMMUNITIES, BUT THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTEXTS AND ISSUES THEY ARE DOING MINISTRY WITHIN. FROM TOPICS LIKE GENTRIFICATION, GANG VIOLENCE OR EVEN QUICK TIPS ABOUT LEADERSHIP, DELVE INTO OUR ARTICLES TO BECOME A WELL-INFORMED URBAN YOUTH LEADER, PREPARED FOR WHAT’S AHEAD.

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I Am Not a Democrat

I Am Not a Democrat

Can you look past my complexion? This question is a common thought in the minds of Black Americans, from every cultural and ethnic background. Constantly considering the potential of facing discrimination, stereotypes, and the anxiety of someone else's fear. Hoping...

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Precaution & Preparation or Panic: Faith with action, over Fear

Precaution & Preparation or Panic: Faith with action, over Fear

The COVID-19 pandemic is illustrating at a granular level, discord in our communities that highlights American division. If a global health threat poses the greatest risk to the least of those amongst us, who are we as the Church if we can’t unify to protect them? If we can’t unify across political chasms, racial divides, and socio-economic statuses, then who are we as a nation?

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How To Lead Through a Crisis

How To Lead Through a Crisis

We are called to lead. When you rest in the assurance of Christ’s power over death we are reminded that we are more than conquerors. It is the Church—the people of God—that are on the frontline, and we do not back down, even from a pandemic.

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I Am Not a Democrat

I Am Not a Democrat

Can you look past my complexion? This question is a common thought in the minds of Black Americans, from every cultural and ethnic background. Constantly considering the potential of facing discrimination, stereotypes, and the anxiety of someone else's fear. Hoping...

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Precaution & Preparation or Panic: Faith with action, over Fear

Precaution & Preparation or Panic: Faith with action, over Fear

The COVID-19 pandemic is illustrating at a granular level, discord in our communities that highlights American division. If a global health threat poses the greatest risk to the least of those amongst us, who are we as the Church if we can’t unify to protect them? If we can’t unify across political chasms, racial divides, and socio-economic statuses, then who are we as a nation?

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