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COVID-19 Update: Deaconess Adjustments & Action

Deaconess Community, On March 2nd, I shared a message, entitled Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community, informing you of the steps we’ve taken to keep our community healthy to be sure that our children are well. It focused primarily on the operations of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. The pandemic and public health responses have...
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Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community

Deaconess Community, Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the official opening and consecration of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. Since March 1, 2018 more than 30,000 citizens have engaged with and at Deaconess Center to build power and advance a child-focused policy agenda. This agenda prioritizes family economic mobility, early childhood education, justice and equity...
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Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools

Hiring Servant Leaders

Join our Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools team! Opportunities for Servant Leader Intern staff positions are now available for Summer 2020. Freedom schools are unparalleled leadership development and learning experiences for our team. We assemble a dynamic team each year to grow, have fun and change children’s lives! Deaconess Foundation sponsors a network of...
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2020: Focus on the Future

On January 3rd, I finished my first (whole) book of the year, toward a personal goal of 50 before December 31st. This is quite a feat for me. Graduate and professional school taught me the art and science of skimming books for the key points and most important chapters. Reading every word had become a...
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