Tag Archives: SDOP

Race Challenges the Lake Woebegone Church: Will the Church Challenge a Woebegone Nation?

A Closing Editorial Race is a word that points to massive dividing lines in the US (and elsewhere). Lake Woebegone is a fictional creation of a gifted radio storyteller, Garrison Keillor. Among Keillor’s strengths are his knowledge of the mainline … Continue reading

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Growing Parent Power for Change

Interview with Community Organizer Patricia Jelly Growing Parent Power for Change is a project funded in part by the PC(USA)’s Self-Development of People (SDOP). It has grown out of the work of community organizer Pat Jelly and the Elizabeth chapter … Continue reading

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Strategies and Solutions

Seeds of Hope for the Future of Education The Prime Time Parade: Walking the Church/School Boundary, Rev. Dave Brown “Prime Time is a religion-free zone so that it affirms the separation of church and state and so that it embodies … Continue reading

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Learning from Organizers in New Haven: Interview with Mothers for Justice

Mothers for Justice is a grassroots group that has done work in partnership with Self-Development of People. Ginna: Can you tell me a little bit about who Mothers for Justice (MFJ) is and what you all do? Kimberly Clark: Mothers … Continue reading

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