To celebrate and create sacred space for the experiences of AAPI, Black, and Hispanic communities and Disciples, during BIPOC Mental Health month, observed in July, the Mental Health and Wellness program of the National Benevolent Association presents a video series exploring aspects of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) mental health, wellness, resilience, and joy.
A century after Black Wall Street was burned to the ground, Black Tulsans unite to create something new.
The newest almost-alums of Mount Holyoke College are smart, passionate, curious, flexible, and accomplished. I spent spring 2022 speaking to roughly a dozen graduating seniors about their time in college, what they've learned, and what's next for them.
The National Benevolent Association offers a resource for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Clergy in need of rest and respite. The content for this guide was created and gathered by Joselyn Spence, Director of NBA’s Mental Health & Wellness program, and retreat model collaborators Rev. Anita Anglade, LMFT, and Sarah Serrano, LCSW.
I served as the editorial lead on this project. Tasks included copy editing, content layout, hiring and working with a graphic designer, and project management.
Coach AW Hamilton always kept his goals on his bathroom mirror to hold himself accountable, but when he was diagnosed with cancer, he wasn't sure what to make of his goals.
Over the summer, Dr. Norma Ellington-Twitty and Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick sat down to have a conversation about their work and experiences at NBA. Moderated by Senior Marketing Associate, Brittany King, the conversation spanned a variety of topics including NBA’s history as a health and social service general ministry, issues of diversity and equity, and qualities in leadership.
In 1987 Gary Zimmerman joined the National Benevolent Association during a huge turning point for the organization. He worked his way up to CFO and after 34 years, Gary retired at the end of January 2022. This is a retrospective piece of his time at the organization.
Through a variety of on-campus centers and programs, especially the Laspa Center for Leadership, Scripps is well equipped to prepare its graduates for a world where more women than ever before are rising through the ranks, shaping and leading award-winning teams.
The National Benevolent Association offers a resource for communities of faith to learn about the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how it disproportionately affects the Black community.
For this project, I served as the editor; compiling narratives from various writers, asking questions to flesh out complex concepts, and updating copy according to AP Style as needed.
For Black History Month, my food brand, Two Midwest Foodies collaborated with Eat Okra and Apple Maps to create a guide to dining at Black-owned restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana.