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 for youth and access to …

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 CDF Freedom Schools programs for …

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 thing of the past. But …

Request for Proposals for Technology Audit Assessment

Deaconess Foundation is seeking the services of a qualified firm experienced in assessing Information Technology (IT) for the purpose of performing an Audit Assessment of the Foundation’s IT environment and developing a continuing IT audit plan. The successful proposer will review the existing equipment, software, policies, and procedures for their reliable information technology systems and data storage. The consultant will …

Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson

Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson Named 2019 Annie Malone Legacy Award Nominee

The Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, president & CEO of The Deaconess Foundation and board chair for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), will receive the 2019 Legacy Award at Annie Malone’s 2nd annual Legacy Gala November 15, 2019. Dr. Wilson is a pastor, philanthropist and activist pursuing God’s vision of community marked by justice, peace and love. The Legacy …