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Listening & learning across the borders of race, class and gender. We want to see and treat each other more like family. Chicago, IL. ‪#‎KinCity
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    #23 From Unaware to Ally w/ Shawn Casselberry

    Shawn Casselberry, noted author & speaker, talks about white identity, white privilege, white supremacy and how it impacts us all. He is a passionate advocate for racial justice and is committed to creating inclusive community. His passion is mobilizing the church around issues of racial and economic justice. Shawn speaks and writes on topics of faith, race, justice and beloved community.

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    #22 Immigration, Deportation & Aspiration w/ Paco Amador

    Nate talks with Paco Amador - a long-time resident and pastor in Chicago's Little Village community, and Mexican immigrant - about how the current conversation on immigration and new surge in deportations are affecting him and his community, and how we should humanize and build relationship with the 'other'.

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    #21 History and Hope in Austin w/ Rev Ira Acree

    Pastor Ira Acree joins Nate and Steve to speak about his recent letter to Donald Trump, the history of race relations in the US, and the challenges and opportunities he sees in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West side.

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    #19 Taking Risks & Building Bridges w/ Sunitha Chandy

    Carpe Ventus is a Chicago nonprofit that partners with local mentoring organizations to take at-risk youth off the grid onto the water. Kids take part in sailing, kiteboarding and windsurfing. Hear from board member Dr. Sunitha Chandy talk about the character building elements of risk taking, building bridges and adventure. And hear why she's so excited to be a part of Carpe Ventus.

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    #18 Heart for the City w/ 'Doc' John Fuder

    Nate sits down with 'Doc' John Fuder to learn more about his training organization, Heart for the City, becoming students of our context, forming postures and practices of engaging our communities, and the ongoing Pray Chicago united prayer movement.

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    #17 Recasting the Nonprofit Model w/ Joel Hammernick

    Joel Hamernick, the Executive Director of Sunshine Gospel Ministries, shares on the opportunities and challenges presented by operating a for-profit business as an extension of the community development which his team focuses on.

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    #15 Messy Love w/ Delia Ramirez

    Love is Messy. It's a phrase that's often repeated...but how many of us actually live it? It's not an easy road to walk on. It takes sacrifice, compromise and sometimes, discomfort. Listen today as we speak with Delia Ramirez, Deputy Director of the Community Renewal Society, about this messy love.

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    #14 Seeking Shalom in Chicago w/ Brian Dye

    Nate & Quantas talk with Brian Dye of West Garfield Park about neighborhood engagement, putting faith into action, Laquan Law, and seeking the peace of Chicago.

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