Esther Dina Valle

2022 Charmaine McKissick-Melton Communications Fellow

Esther Dina Valle served as the 2022 intern at Faith & Leadership while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast media at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. She is an active member of the Central News team at NCCU and also interns for WTVD ABC News 11 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Interviews by Esther Dina Valle:

Louise Hansen: Animals play a part in our spiritual lives

Russell Pierce: Affordable housing is part of a more just world

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Louisville Institute now accepting 2024 program applications

The Louisville Institute is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2024 grant and fellowship funding season.

Since 1990, LI has funded more than 2,700 grants and fellowships totaling $57.7 million to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices and movement. Their grantees and fellows include pastoral leaders, researchers, early career and seasoned scholars and many others in the United States and Canada whose work resonates with LI’s mission to bridge church and academy.

There are seven funding opportunities available for 2024.

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