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The Foundry

If you are age 21 - 30 and Interested in Intentional Christian Community, Urban Farming and Food Justice and Diversity and Reconciliation: We would love to welcome you home to The Foundry House, a new residential community for young adults on the campus of Crossnore School and Children’s Home, 1 mile from downtown Winston-Salem.

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Siembra NC

A project of American Friends Service Committee City of W-S and Winston-Salem State University

We are Latinxs residents of the Triad defending our communities from criminalization, ICE 

detention and other forms of injustice and oppression. 

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School of Love

School of Love forms new rhythms of life together for the sake of 1) deep formation into the Christian life and 2) justice and beloved community across systemic divides in Winston-Salem. We seek life together in Christ for the life of the world.

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Racial Equity Institute

Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods


Racial Equity Institute is a two-day workshop 

designed to help leaders and organizations who want to pro-actively understand and address 

racism, both in their organization and in the 

community where the organization is working and for those persons who are interested in 

understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within our society.


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Upcoming Workshop: 


July 9 - 10 : 9a - 5p

Location TBD

Online Registration open


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The SALTBOX

1650 Ivy Ave, 

Winston-Salem, NC 27105


nbncommunity.org


336.602.2519 | kholly@nbncommunity.org

Source: https://www.nbncommunity.org

Prayer for the City

For 4 years now, we have been meeting weekly in the heart of the city on Mondays at 2:30pm to praise Jesus Christ and lift up prayer of intercession for whatever concerns are on our hearts. 

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The Platform Summit

Twice now, women from different backgrounds - gentile, Jewish, gay, young, old, of diverse professions, and economic status - answered an invitation to come together. 

These women came sharing, willing to listen, not judge; open to discussing their individual desires to learn more about the other race. Reveling in their introducing of themselves, …

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Piedmont Freedom Schools

Piedmont Freedom Schools (PFS) is a summer enrichment program, birthed out of the 1964 Freedom Summer. 

With a strong social justice emphasis, PFS seeks to engage scholars in intentional culturally-relevant curriculum to reduce summer learning slide and…

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MLK Commitment Card

I hereby pledge myself—my person and body—

to the nonviolent movement. Therefore I will keep the following ten commandments:


1. Meditate daily on the teachings and life of Jesus.


2. Remember always that the non—violent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory.


3. Walk and talk in the manner of love, for God is love.


4. Pray daily to be used by God in order that all men might be free.


5. Sacrifice personal wishes in order that all men might be free.


6. Observe with both friend and foe the ordinary rules of courtesy.


7. Seek to perform regular service for others and for the world.


8. Refrain from the violence of fist, tongue, or heart.


9. Strive to be in good spiritual and bodily health.


10.Follow the directions of the movement and of the captain on a demonstration.


I sign this pledge, having seriously considered what I do and with the determination and will to persevere.




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LIT City

 LIT City’s youth development initiatives seeks to build in solidarity with under-served Winston-Salem teens from the “classroom to the corner, from the court to the concert.” 

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G.I.D.E

To enhance the education and life-long learning for under-served youth and their families. GIDE currently provides services to over 200 students and their families at four sites: Cleveland Avenue Homes, Piedmont Park, Rolling Hills Apartments, and Townview Apartment. …

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The Color of Compromise

Reading Club… The Color of Compromise takes readers on a historical journey: from America’s early colonial days through slavery and the Civil War, covering the tragedy of Jim Crow laws and the victories of the Civil Rights era, to today’s Black Lives Matter movement. Author Jemar Tisby reveals the obvious—and the far more subtle—ways the American church has compromised what the Bible teaches about human dignity and equality.

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Citywide Prayer Breakfast

Join us for a morning of prayer and celebration with Tim Lowe, President of Lowes Foods, at the 6th Annual Citywide Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, April 30th at 7am (buffet opens at 6:15am) in the Benton Convention Center. 

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Call 2 Conversation

A Call to Conversation is a national movement with one goal – to spark more meaningful conversation.

The immediate impact of a Call to Conversation will be new relationships and a stronger 

community among alumnea, parents, faculty, staff and students.

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