THE URBAN LEADERSHIP
Diversity and inclusion have become a popular topic of discussion across all segments of life. Whether it’s gender equality in school sports, the wage gap, or racial inclusion we still see the lingering side effects of a country built on cultural supremacy and segregation.
Can a conversation really make a difference? Michael Freeman writes about the power that one conversation can have in the trajectory of a young person’s life. What if you and a conversation could be the bridge for a young person to strive towards success?
Does Self-Care even exist during a pandemic? What does it look like? Psychologist and Pastor David Wang gives practical guidance on how Christian leaders can and should care for themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we’re all figuring out what a “new normal” looks like—as our regular routines have been temporarily interrupted, this has especially been the case for youth workers in the urban context. So here are a few tips to creatively engage with youth during social distancing, that help them process this situation through the lens of the kingdom, through Christ’s Hope, Love, Peace, and Service to others.
In this pandemic of COVID-19, Grace P. Cho sheds light on what the experience has been for those of Asian heritage in America and how leadership, unity and empathy are needed now to stand against fear.
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...
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?
We know many of you in the UYWI community are a part of nonprofit organizations. And we know that the nonprofit sector is feeling the financial pinch already, as a result of social distancing protocols. However, know that we are here for you! We are in this together...
Leading up to the debut of UYWI’s newest podcast, “Monday Morning Church,” UYWI guest writer, Susan Trip DeLano sat down with Darius West, Kingdom Minister and director of the upcoming documentary, “MIC DROP: The Culture Of Christian Hip Hop.”